This just in from Digital Trends. How will this affect your e-com or affiliate biz ?
Possibly an attempt to generate affiliate revenue through user pinned content, Pinterest is planning on launching a “Buy” button on the site that will give users the ability to purchase items without actually leaving Pinterest. Aiming for an unnamed 2015 release date within the next six months, the company will likely run a trial of the service with users to gauge interest. Assuming users actually purchase items through Pinterest using the new functionality, the social network could take a small percentage of those sales through affiliate relationships with retailers. More ~