What Is “Pinterest” And Do I Need It?

No idea what this is. (via Pinterest.com)

No idea what this is. (via Pinterest.com)

So I was perusing the internet today (read: browsing Reddit/Wired/Facebook/Gawker) and I saw a whole bunch of posts about Pinterest. Don’t get me wrong, this was not the first time I had ever seen Pinterest (pretty sure every sophomore girl on the Thrill has one — which is everyone that works for the Thrill and me), but it was the first time I was ever curious about what the actual fuck it was. I was guessing some cross between Twitter and Tumblr. I was mostly correct. However, what I was totally incorrect about was the actual addictive quality of it. I already have pretty much every other form of social media (add me on LinkedIn!), so what was the harm in adding one more? So I logged on (using a fake name of course: Ethan Derrickson — although lately I’ve been thinking of changing to Randy Hawaiianson). Hilarity ensued.

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