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Building better: On and off the internet

Larissa “Larz” May, Founder and Executive Director of #HALFTHESTORY, in conversation with Andréa Mallard, CMO of Pinterest Emotional wellbeing is a top priority for Pinterest both internally, for our employees, and externally for our Pinners and…

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Voices of Pinterest Tokyo: Chloe Wu, Creator Growth Manager, Japan

In Life at Pinterest’s new series, Voices of Pinterest Tokyo, get to know the Pinployees doing incredible work at our Tokyo, JP office. Hi Chloe! Thank you so much for taking the time to speak with us about your experience as a Pinployee on our Tokyo…

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People Behind the Product: Get to know Pinterest’s Recruiting Coordinators

For every talent recruiter and sourcer, there’s a recruiting coordinator behind the scenes scheduling interviews, connecting with job candidates, and ensuring the engine runs smoothly. We sat down with the Pinterest Recruiting Coordination team to…

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Pinterest Celebrates and Honors National Disability Employment Awareness Month

By: David Chaiken, Executive Sponsor, PinAble and Pinterest Chief Architect By: David Chaiken, Executive Sponsor, PinAble and Pinterest Chief Architect October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) in the U.S. This month was…

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Scaling Pinterests ad corpus by 60x

In May 2020, Pinterest launched a partnership with Shopify that allowed merchants to easily upload their catalogs to the Pinterest platform and create Product Pins and shopping ads...

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Pinterest’s Makeathon 2021

The Pinterest Makeathon is a time when employees come together to work on passion projects and hacks that they may not have time for in their normal scope of work. We recently held our 9th annual and second virtual Makeathon, and people from across…

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Delivering relevant ads to Pinners

Pinterest is where people go to plan and shop, making ideas and ads from brands helpful in taking Pinners from inspiration to action. It’s our goal to ensure ads continue to be additive and not intrusive on Pinterest...

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People Behind the Product: Get to know Erin Elofson, Pinterest’s Head of Canada and APAC

It has been a big summer for Pinterest Toronto. A huge new office space, a spot on Great Place to Work’s Best Workplaces in Ontario list, and openings for dozens of roles including an exciting Country Manager position reporting to Erin Elofson. On…

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Advertiser recommendation systems

The Ads Intelligence team at Pinterest is charged with building and maintaining machine learning and algorithm-driven recommendations and the Recommendations Ranker to provide advertisers with the best experience in reaching relevant Pinners and help them reach their campaign goals...

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“A dash of daydreaming” – Pinterest’s Ashley Cook on her experience partnering with New York City’s Rising Ground

When I started to seriously think about what I wanted to do with my life, no one told me I could get a job using my imagination. My parents worked as a nurse and boilermaker — the advertising world was as foreign to them as Mars. After seeing Free…

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Trusting metrics at Pinterest

Pinterest, like many tech companies, relies heavily on data to help inform decisions and power machine learning. This strategy fundamentally depends on the data being accurate...

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How Pinterest fights spam

Hundreds of millions of people visit Pinterest each month to discover ideas among billions of Pins. Inspiration is a high bar and so we must be vigilant in ensuring Pinners don’t see spam, harmful content, or misinformation...

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