The following video is part of our "Motley Fool Conversations" series, in which new media analyst Maggie Muraca and Chief Technology Officer Jeremy Phillips discuss topics across the investing world.

Maggie and Jeremy discuss the rise of social network darling Pinterest. This startup is reshaping how small and large retailers directly connect online consumers with their products. While Pinterest is still a small social network relative to Facebook, its growth and engagement level is a game changer for online retailers.

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