Is Pocket a Rival to Pinterest?

Pocket Bookmarking AppHave you tried Pocket yet?  Just last week a colleague and I who are both more visual for learning and memory were debating the merits of Pinterest as a storage vessel for all the web content we want to remember.  We agreed that traditional browser bookmarking tools just don’t work well for either of us, and there have been plenty of other bookmarking solutions that have come out over time, but none that have held my interested until Pinterest.  Plus, I can get to Pinterest on any of my devices – big bonus there when I want to reference a recipe while at the grocery store.

For me Pinterest is almost too social (I get lost there for hours) and, my account is too cluttered to use it for my work-related bookmarking.  I currently have 77 boards, only 3 of which are loosely work related.  The rest focus on food, interior design, random crafty things and wedding ideas. (Classic Pinterest, right there!) Continue reading