Instagram mirrors Pinterest with feature for organizing saved posts

Datetime:2017-04-18 05:19:17         Topic: Pinterest          Share        Original >>
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After copying Snapchat’s marquee feature — the full-screen disappearing story — Instagram is moving on to Pinterest.

Today Instagram released a new feature called Collections , enabling users of the Facebook-owned network to organize photos and videos they find into categories, much like Pinterest’s “boards.”

Pinterest certainly did not invent the folder (and that’s what a board is, a folder for photos and links), but the company brought social bookmarking into the mainstream. And now Instagram, as much a discovery service as it is a photo sharing tool, is moving further into Pinterest’s turf.

More to follow.