New Amazon 'test feature' resembles Pinterest
Amazon.com Inc. debuted a Pinterest-like section on its website, something that could induce shoppers to buy more goods from the retail giant.
The company quietly started Collections, which it calls a “test feature,” where customers can add pictures or products from Amazon's vast catalog to show off their style taste, the types of books they like and the goods they hope to someday own.
Amazon had set up a way for shoppers to pin items from its catalog on Pinterest, a site where people post pictures of products, people, pets and more. It has included a Pinterest icon, which shoppers can use to share products.
Collections users also can connect with their friends to see what items they're posting.
Show commenting policy
TribLive commenting policy
You are solely responsible for your comments and by using TribLive.com you agree to our Terms of Service.
We moderate comments. Our goal is to provide substantive commentary for a general readership. By screening submissions, we provide a space where readers can share intelligent and informed commentary that enhances the quality of our news and information.
While most comments will be posted if they are on-topic and not abusive, moderating decisions are subjective. We will make them as carefully and consistently as we can. Because of the volume of reader comments, we cannot review individual moderation decisions with readers.
We value thoughtful comments representing a range of views that make their point quickly and politely. We make an effort to protect discussions from repeated comments either by the same reader or different readers.
We follow the same standards for taste as the daily newspaper. A few things we won't tolerate: personal attacks, obscenity, vulgarity, profanity (including expletives and letters followed by dashes), commercial promotion, impersonations, incoherence, proselytizing and SHOUTING. Don't include URLs to Web sites.
We do not edit comments. They are either approved or deleted. We reserve the right to edit a comment that is quoted or excerpted in an article. In this case, we may fix spelling and punctuation.
We welcome strong opinions and criticism of our work, but we don't want comments to become bogged down with discussions of our policies and we will moderate accordingly.
We appreciate it when readers and people quoted in articles or blog posts point out errors of fact or emphasis and will investigate all assertions. But these suggestions should be sent via e-mail. To avoid distracting other readers, we won't publish comments that suggest a correction. Instead, corrections will be made in a blog post or in an article.
- The bullet inside your body ‘becomes a part of you’
- Pitt beats Syracuse, snaps 3-game losing streak
- Fayette County Crime Victims Center fundraising house tour returns after break
- The Box
- Leak of grand jury information could cost Attorney General Kane
- Knoch graduate a success in male-dominant profession
- Plum man killed in Saltsburg Road rollover
- Springdale Library to pay rent to borough
- Monessen amphitheater proves to be crowd pleaser
- Sunday pops