One of the Internet's most popular social networks pushed its doors wide open today -- Pinterest has started open registration.
This means users can sign up for an account without having to wait for an invite, the company said in a blog post. Before today, people had to request an invite from Pinterest or be invited by a friend who already had a Pinterest account. Invites allowed the site to control the volume of new users so that its servers were not overwhelmed, according to Pinterest.
Now, the site can handle any new traffic that comes its way.
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