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Pinterest lana funo to 'chat' with friends; see how to use | Social networks

This Wednesday (11) Pinterest launched a new feature that reinforces the collaborative factor of the social network. The user can now create folders shared with friends so that both can add ideas on a particular subject. Group members can also insert comments and responses to activities. The function, which is already available to everyone, is ideal for organizing parties and other events with your friends and family.

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Check out, in the following step by step, how to share a folder on Pinterest and use the new "chat" functions. The procedure was performed on the iPhone version (iOS), but the tips are also valid for Android users.

Learn how to use Pinterest's new communication features Photo: Divulgao / PinterestLearn how to use Pinterest's new communication features Photo: Divulgao / Pinterest

Learn how to use Pinterest's new communication features Photo: Divulgao / Pinterest

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How to share a folder

Step 1. Open Pinterest and tap "Saved" in the bottom right corner of the screen. Then, access the folder you want to share and tap "+", next to your profile picture;

Sharing a folder on Pinterest Photo: Reproduo / Helito BijoraSharing a folder on Pinterest Photo: Reproduo / Helito Bijora

Sharing a folder on Pinterest Photo: Reproduo / Helito Bijora

Step 2. Select the collaborators of your choice and tap on the bottom red bar "Send invitation (s)". If necessary, touch the magnifying glass icon to display the complete list of friends.

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Select the friends that add folder content Photo: Reproduo / Helito Bijora

How to add comments and responses

Step 1. Access your saved items and open the shared folder. There, go to the "Activity" tab. Pins and comments added by your friends will be displayed. Tap on an activity to see the details;

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Open the shared folder activity Photo: Reproduo / Helito Bijora

Step 2. You can like and respond individually to each of the pins that were added by a friend in the "Reply" option. To add a general comment about the activity, tap "Say something". Write your comment and tap "Publish" in the upper right corner;

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Adding a comment Foto: Reproduo / Helito Bijora

Step 3. Comments and responses can be edited or deleted. To do this, touch the "…" button to the right of the text and select the desired option from the menu that appears next;

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Deleting or editing comment Foto: Reproduo / Helito Bijora

Step 4. When a friend likes or responds to your comment, a notice will be sent to the "notifications" section, which can be accessed from the bottom bar of the Pinterest app. Touch the notification to open the conversation. You can enjoy the answer by touching the heart or add a new answer.

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User can like the comment or reply Photo: Reproduo / Helito Bijora

Ready. Take advantage of tips for organizing parties and other events with your friends using Pinterest.