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Pinterest reaches 200 million monthly active users

Pinterest reaches 200 million monthly active users”

For context on the company's growth in recent years, the company hit 100 million monthly users exactly two years ago, before hitting 150 million users about a year later, 175 million users around six months later, and now 200 million users as of now.

The San Francisco tech firm, which is valued at $12.3 billion, said its monthly active users grew 40 percent compared to the same period past year.

"Every year, more and more people come to Pinterest to explore their unique interests and tastes", wrote Evan Sharp, Pinterest co-founder and chief product officer. The San Francisco-based Pinterest has grown almost 40 percent in the past year, and more than half of all "pinners" live outside the United States, according to Sharp.

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Pinterest has announced that it now has 200 million monthly active users (MAUs).

To put it into perspective, Twitter has 328 million monthly active users, while Facebook has 2 billion and Instagram has 700 million.

Pinterest is celebrating its milestone achievement by introducing new features like subsections within boards, and pinch to zoom, which it only recently introduced.



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