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February 16, 2012

Pinterest Usage Statistics: US vs UK

Chances are that you  have just begun to hear of Pinterest. If you have not heard of  the newest internet start up  that has begun to get lots of media attention  and poised to be the next " billion dollar Social Web Goldmine.. you will soon.
Internet  Traffic to the website , Pinterest.com ,which lets users create online scrapbooks to share images of projects or coveted products—has grown tenfold over the past six months. In January, the number of visitors on Pinterest.com was almost a third of that on Twitter.com.
In January,2012 Pinterest  attracted more than 11 million unique visitors, more than double the 4.9 million who visited the site in November, according to comScore. Those who visited spent nearly 100 minutes on the site in January, compared with 19 minutes on professional social-networking site LinkedIn.
Pinterest was founded by Mr. Silbermann  along with  Cold Brew Labs Inc. in 2008 and launched the company's only product, the following year. It has raised $37.5 million from Silicon Valley angel investors including Yelp Inc. Chief Executive Jeremy Stoppelman and top venture firms such as Bessemer and Andreessen Horowitz.