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February 26, 2012, 10:45 pm
Pinterest, the popular new social network that allows people to share virtual pinboards of photos and links, is helping the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption do something it can’t on other social-media sites: share its personality.
The nonprofit has 331 followers on one board on Pinterest, showing them a quote from Jane Austen and 22 other inspiring phrases printed on note cards, written on chalkboards, and overlaid onto photos.
“For us, this is probably the only place we could do something like that,” says Staci Perkins, director of marketing and communications at the foundation.
The simple social network is attracting nonprofits that want to share images, inspiration, and ideas. While many nonprofits have attracted little more than a modest following on Pinterest, they like the network because it is especially easy to use.
“It’s not one of those things like Facebook where…