Instapaper Premium is the update implemented by Pinterest, made to be free for every user. You will no longer need a monthly subscription to be able to use the features acquired by Pinterest. All Pinterest fans will be thrilled to find out that any full-text article can be read without subscribing the updates.
Since August, Instapaper was purchased by Pinterest. This new idea of implementing free updates for all customers is due to Pinterest. Until this update was acquired by Pinterest, it imposed a monthly charge of $2.99 or an annual one of $29.99. The Premium model of the update was restrictive considering the best features which could have been provided by the app.
Thus, it made it difficult for Pinterest to compete against Pocket, its rival. The new idea of free-use-for-everyone will encourage customers to give up their monthly subscription to Pocket and use instead of the free premium features of Instapaper. Since Pinterest adopted the new update, it now provides ad-free browsing for all the users. What is more, it also offers the chance to search and read full-text publications.
Nevertheless, Pocket did not give up its habits, and it’s still providing this kind of service perceiving a tax. That is the reason why Pocket may lose its users due to Pinterest’s competitive attitude. Pinterest has announced that they are glad to help their users find accurate and necessary information without perceiving any additional costs.
They did not only implement the new features for free, but they have also broadened their range of resources to bring detailed and accurate information to their public. It will probably be different now for Instapaper to support their efforts regarding the fact that they do not even use ads as a financial source.
Users who already got to pay their monthly subscription for this update will get a refund. Even if all costs and ads were removed, there has to be a strategy for Pinterest to make these efforts worthwhile. Pinterest is bound to offer the best add-free experience for their users, providing services like texts to speech playlist, speed reading, taking as many notes as you want and also using your Kindle with approximately 50 articles.
This could be considered a significant advantage for every Pinterest user, having unlimited access to any information they search for.
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