Pinterest App

Technical Information Regarding Pinterest Application:

The following is the overview of Pinterest application.

Application Pinterest
Founder Ben Silbermann

Paul Sciarra

Evan Sharp

Key people Ben Silbermann

Evan Sharp

CFO Of Pinterest Todd Morgenfeld
CEO Of Pinterest Ben Silbermann
CTO Of Pinterest VentureBeat
Type Of Bussiness Public
Type Of Site  social networking
Available in Multiple languages
Released On December 2009
Provides service worldwide
Compatible Platforms iOS, Android, Windows
Languages Used Java





Supported Devices Phone, Microsoft Windows, macOS, web
Derivatives Of Pinterest ROI
Content rating 12+
Offered By Pinterest


Permissions That Need To Be Granted For Pinterest Application:

The following is the list of permissions that need to be granted for the Pinterest application.


The Pinterest Application allows the users to transmit the files through the contacts also. To read and to transfer the files in your device, the Pinterest application needs access to contacts

  • Find accounts on device
  • Read your contact

Wi-Fi connection:
The Pinterest Application will have the rights to access connection information regarding

  • Wi-Fi status
  • View Wi-Fi connections

The Pinterest Application can access the data and files on your device, as this Application transfers files, media, photos to the receiver device. The application also has access to

  • Read the contents of USB storage
  • Delete the contents of USB storage
  • Format external storage
  • Mount and unmounts external storage

Camera:The Pinterest Application will have permissions over the camera as it transfers the jpg, MPEG files, inorder to send them it requires the right over the camera feature. This application also has access to

  • Take pictures
  • Record videos


The Pinterest application will access the identity of the mobile device to read the profile information and to take legal action in case of misuse of the application. The Information that is accessed regarding the identity is

  • Find account on device
  • Read own contacts
  • Modify own contact
  • Add or remove account


The Pinterest Application will access the data regarding location to connect the device with the nearest device at the time of transmission of files. The application also has the right to access

  • Appropriate location
  • Precise location
  • Access extra location provider commands
  • GPS access


The Pinterest application will have control over the storage regarding

  • Read the contents of USB storage
  • Modify or delete the contents of USb storage

The list of permissions that need to be granted for the Pinterest application are as given

  • Receive data from internet
  • Control near field communication
  • Run at startup
  • Prevent device from sleeping
  • Read Google service configuration
  • Use accounts on device
  • View network connections
  • Full network access
  • Set wallpaper

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