Pinterest Revamps Inbox

Pinterest tweaked its notifications and messages section, eliminating its You tab and moving those notifications to its News tab.

Pinterest tweaked its notifications and messages section, eliminating its You tab and moving those notifications to its News tab.

The social network also combined pin likes into one notification, rather than several individual notifications, and those notifications were made much more visual.

Pinterest product manager Seth Weisfeld said in a blog post that the new inbox is rolling out to all users over the next few days, and he provided more details on the changes:

We’ve removed the You tab and moved all the notifications you used to find there over to your News tab. We’ve also combined some of the notifications themselves, so instead of 8 kajillion individual “so-and-so liked your Pins” you used to see, now they’re consolidated into one simple story that you can tap into for more details.

And everything else you’re used to seeing is here too, including:

  • Your own personalized recommendations.
  • The ideas people you know are saving and liking in the topics you care about most.
  • Who all’s been following your boards, and liking and saving the same ideas as you.
  • Which new boards people are creating, and finding to follow.

Your notifications are also now way more visual than before, so you clearly see which of your Pins people liked and saved, and what new ideas people are discovering. And all the Pins, boards and profiles you see are tappable, so you can dive in for a closer look and explore more ideas from the people in your community who share your same interests.

Your messages, Pins people send you, group board invites, and comments on your Pins now all live together in your Inbox.

Pinterest users: Do you have the new inbox yet? What are your thoughts?