Pinterest: 3rd Largest Social Network Now Open To All

Pinterest: 3rd Largest Social Network Now Open To All

If for some reason you never got to try Pinterest, now may be a good time to do it. Previously you needed an invitation to sign-up, but that’s no longer the case. Anyone can now sign-up for free, without waiting.

Launched in 2010, Pinterest became the fastest-growing site ever, and it’s now considered to be the third largest social networking site, behind Facebook and Twitter. Women account for 60 percent of Pinterest’s visitors.

On Pinterest users collect photos and images in an elegant virtual pinboard, with boards for fashion clothes, beauty products, well-designed technology, architecture, or anything else they want to organize and share.

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Slimbox 2: Lightbox To Overlay Images On Top Of Web Pages

Slimbox 2: Lightbox To Overlay Images On Top Of Web Pages

When you click on a small image or photo in a web page, the full image usually loads as an overlay on top of the page. A lot of websites or popular social networks (like Facebook) use this type of effect when showing large photos or images.

To add this effect to your own web page, you can use the original Lightbox 2 script, written in JavaScript and jQuery. However, Slimbox 2 is a light and fast alternative, or “the ultimate lightweight Lightbox clone for jQuery”.

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