Pinterest Introduces Secret Boards

Ever want to pin something on Pinterest, but don't want the entire world to see what's catching your eye? Now you can with its new "secret boards" feature.
  • theresa winborn

    Finally! Here's how to create PRIVATE boards. With Christmas approaching, Pinterest thought it would help families/friends suggest gift ideas for each other. You decide who can contribute see the Board. Blank Boards are at the bottom of your Boards. You can create 3. It's simple :)

  • Cierra Brooke

    Christmas is coming! How to keep those gift idea boards a secret.

  • Joseph K. Levene Fine Art, Ltd.

    How to create do you create Private boards on Pinterest. Want more Pinterest Tips? Follow the #PinterestFAQ #Pinboard curated by #JKLFA

  • Austin Prep Library

    Finally! Here's how to create PRIVATE boards on Pinterest. "The company introduced on Thursday a new “secret boards” feature which limits visibility to only the creator and any collaborators they may invite."

  • DianaDee Osborne Songs / Osborne "INK"

    As always, anyone who knows "deep code" can find your board. But no normal person even knows it exists unless you leave your account up and signed in on a computer they can use.

  • Heidi Ticehurst
    • 2 weeks ago

    thanks DianaDee!

  • DianaDee Osborne Songs / Osborne "INK"

    Here are 2 GOOD strategies for using Secret Boards (some comments seem a bit critical of usage): (1) The order of pins can't be changed, like my PSALMS BACK TO MUSIC.. so you can create a new Secret board to pin to in the ORDER you like, as I do after recording new songs/ pins with earlier Psalms numbers; then make new board public & delete old board. (2) You're creating a brand new board but don't want to look like a newbie with just ~20 pins... so you keep it Secret until you build it up.

  • Alison Jauss
    • 13 days ago

    Is it possible to make a board private only to me and my boyfriend? It is really not something I would be comfortable with my family seeing!! I use pinterest as a wish-list for birthdays and xmases. Cheers to all. :)

  • DianaDee Osborne Songs / Osborne "INK"

    Yes, Alison: You can keep a board private but allow your boyfriend permission to pin to it. (Create board as private; go to Settings; at bottom, add his name. After he accepts the invitation, you're "good to go", Alison. #DdO:) -

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