Psychologists Pin Why Pinterest is so Addictive

Design News 02.17.12

Pinterest drives more referral traffic than LinkedIn, Reddit, Google+, & YouTube combined — what's behind it? Psychologists say it's a combination of finding your happy place and sharing your ideal self. "Pinterest is a place where we can demonstrate: 'If it weren't for all those mundane things that I do that I post on Facebook, this is what I would be doing and consuming.'"

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