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Pinterest Takes a Shot at Camera-Search Technology

July 06,2016 16:01

If successful, Pinterest's camera-search technology could usher in a new kind of consumer shopping behavior. It also could help transform Pinterest, which makes money mainly from advertising, into an e-commerce destination that would help support its ...and more »



A new Pinterest Inc. feature aims to eliminate the need to ask questions such as: “Where did you get that shirt?” Taking advantage of the rise in mobile photography, Pinterest says its image-discovery app in coming months will let users point their smartphone cameras at something, and the app instantly will search within its vast online showroom...

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