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Idea Pins give people more ways to share inspiration with up to 20 pages of videos, images and text.

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View Idea Pins

Idea Pins appear in your Pinterest home feed or in other places in the Pinterest app. You’ll recognize them by the the story pin icon in the top-left of the Pin.

An Idea Pin gives you all the information you need to make a recipe, craft or try a creator’s idea. Tap into an Idea Pin from your home feed and tap through the pages to get creative. Creators may feature products in some Idea Pins that you may want to learn more about. These Idea Pins will have shoppable tags or show similar items that you can use to shop for products.

Idea Pins are made up of up to 20 pages of videos, images and text. You cannot save individual pages from within an Idea Pin to your boards, however you can save an entire Idea Pin to your boards. You can also add comments, reactions or takes to an Idea Pin.

There are a number of actions you can take when you view an Idea Pin:

  • Tap an Idea Pin to see the creator’s bio, to follow the creator, or to save the Idea Pin to a board.
  • Tap the heart icon on the right side of the screen to react to an Idea Pin. Tap and hold the heart icon to show more reactions.
  • Tap on the right side of the screen to send an Idea Pin to someone or copy the link to the Idea Pin.
  • Tap the dialog icon on the right side of the screen to add a comment to the Idea Pin.
  • Tap the save icon on the right side of the screen to save the Idea Pin to a board.
  • If you see a the tag icon product tag, tap the tag to shop products featured in an Idea Pin.
  • View captions on Idea Pins

    Closed captions are lines of text that describe a video’s audio. Viewers can choose to enable or disable closed captions.

    Closed captioning on select Idea Pins is currently available to select users on Android. Captions are auto generated and cannot be edited or customized by the creator.

    Please note that variances in background noise, pronunciation, accents and dialects may lead to speech being misrepresented in automatically generated captions.

    Enable captions

    To view captions on Idea Pins, click the ellipsis icon in the top-right corner of the Pin and click on the toggle switch next to Show captions. Once you’ve enabled Show captions, captions will automatically appear on other Idea Pins, where available.

    Disable captions

    To disable captions, click the ellipsis icon in the top-right corner of the Pin and click on the toggle switch next to Show captions.

    View the Idea Pins following feed

    The Idea Pins following feed is a way to view Idea Pins from creators you follow and discover new creators. The following feed is at the top of your home feed in the Pinterest app and is currently available to select people.

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