Pinterest’s take on direct messages blows Twitter’s out of the water

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If there’s one thing the App Store is saturated with, it’s messengers: WhatsApp, of course, but also Facebook’s, and Snapchat, and Hangouts, and Line, and Kik, and all the rest. So why would Pinterest, a social network for exploring your interests, spend time building a messenger? The answer says a lot about where Pinterest is going — and the product itself is one of the best things we’ve seen from Pinterest to date.

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