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Pinterest gets makeover in latest Android update

One of the most addictive things you can do on your mobile phone, aside from playing games or scrolling through your Twitter timeline, is browsing through a beautiful blackhole called Pinterest. You can't stop pinning or hearting or just generally looking at visual pegs of things you want to do or stuff you want to buy someday. A new Android makeover for the app should help browsing easier and even more time-draining.

Pinterest introduces conversations, multiple recipients

While not as popular as other social networks like Facebook or Twitter, Pinterest is still considered a juggernaut with more than 70 million users and more than 2 million pins sent everyday. Now, they are making it even more personal as they introduce a few new features that can turn a pin into a conversation between you and a friend or a group chat to talk about a particular pin that you find useful or interesting.

Pinterest gets more social in new update, improves group boards

The fun and engaging app Pinterest has just been updated by their developers with many new improvements. A large part of the changes were to make the app easier to use, more social, and improve the groups and group management of Pinterest. The new update was detailed this week on their blog and today is available in the Play Store as version 1.3.2 as we speak. Read on for more details.

Amazon cloud outage brings Reddit, Pinterest, Netflix down

Amazon's cloud services seem to be struggling a bit today, as our friends at SlashGear are reporting that a failure has brought down a number of huge sites like Netflix, Reddit, Pinterest, and Foursquare. The outage, according to Amazon's own Web Service Dashboard, looks to be the fault of Amazon's EC2 services, but we're pleased to say that things are getting better. Whereas before, EC2's status alerted that "new launches for EBS backed instances are failing," at the moment, the status is "Degraded EBS performance in a single Availability Zone."