How to Use Flickr's NEW Pinterest Integration with Attribution

Posted on May 2nd 2012

How to Use Flickr's NEW Pinterest Integration with Attribution

Flickr, Popular photo sharing service owned by Yahoo, announced they have added Pinterest integration to their photos, which will allow users to "Pin" content with attribution. With Flickr being one of the largest content sources of Pinterest, this decision comes as no surprise.

Check Your Settings

Since this is a new addition, don't expect to navigate through Flickr and see loads of images you can easily Pin. The decision is up to the content owner, so any new images uploaded can be included. Any older images would have to be edited if it does not already have "ShareALike" Creative Commons."

 

Share On Pinterest

Once a user sets their photos to the correct attribution, sharing is simple. Above the photo there a "share" drop down. Click on it and the Pinterest button will populate alongside Facebook, Twitter and Email.

Select Category / Description

You can then post directly to Pinterest using the familiar Pinmarket

Check It Out On Pinterest

You can now see your pin with wonderful attribution on your Pinterest page. That's it! Pretty easy and nifty.

What Do You Think?

What do you think about this integration? Is this something you'd use? Tweet me @tammykfennell and be sure to check out MarketMeSuite's Pinterest Innovation, MarketMeSuite's PinMe.  

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Tammy Kahn Fennell

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Tammy Kahn Fennell is CEO and co-founder of MarketMeSuite (www.marketmesuite.com), the leading social media management dashboard for small- and mid- sized businesses. In late 2009, after spotting social media trends and recognizing the needs of small business from her own experience, Tammy launched the MarketMeSuite platform to help SMBs easily manage & monitor their social media presence, find targeted leads, build engagement and measure the ROI of their social marketing activities. Today the easy-to-use, affordable platform has over 30,000 users. Tammy has a lot to say on social media topics for small business, so she speaks and blogs frequently. She is also the owner and editor of the community driven blog, WeAreSocialPeople.com.  

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