Microsoft is now allowing Word for Web and OneNote users to embed Pinterest pins into their documents. The new feature allows Pinterest users to paste the URL of any PIN into a OneNote page or Word document, presenting it as interactive content. This adds a new way to create pages, sections, or notebooks filled with Pinterest content in OneNote.
Embeds also work in Word, but currently only on the web version. You can embed Pinterest content online in a Word document, and it will display when you open the document on the mobile or web version of Word.
Microsoft is targeting this new feature on schools and students, specifically OneNote embedded for Pinterest. “Over the past few years, we have heard many requests for Pinterest integration with OneNote,” Mike thalsen explains, A product manager on Microsoft’s education team.
Pinterest support for Word and OneNote follows similar integration into Microsoft’s Edge browser. Microsoft built Pinterest support directly into its new collection feature inside Edge last year, allowing Pinterest users to directly export these collections of Pinterest links, images, and text.
Microsoft is also trying to acquire Pinterest recently. financial Times Earlier this month it was reported that the software maker had contacted Pinterest in recent months about a deal, but the talks are currently not active.