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Pinterest’s Top Pins of 2013: Taco Cupcakes, The Real Django & More

  |  December 20, 2013   |  Comments

What were the most popular topics among users of social imagery site Pinterest in all of 2013? From history to pop culture to taco cupcakes, Pinterest's users delight in the strange and delicious.

Pinterest users are a creative lot. Forget top searches like Nelson Mandela and the iPhone 5s we saw in Google's Zeitgeist this year. At Pinterest, the top 2013 pins were comprised of taco cupcakes, the real Django and 3D printers. Curious what those and other top pins look like? Let's have a look.

Taco Cupcakes

No, taco cupcakes aren't cupcakes shaped like tacos, silly. They're tacos in the shape of cupcakes! Made with wonton wrappers and filled with whatever kind of taco goodness you can think of, these little beauts made the top-pinned foods of the year at Pinterest.

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And here's a snapshot of some other popular pins in the 2013 recipe section. (Warning: some images may lead to rash decisions):

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The Real Django

If you saw the 2012 movie Django Unchained with Jamie Foxx, you know that Django was one bad dude who stood up for his rights and what he believed in. But did you know Django was a historical figure? Pinterest users did, and "the real Django" was among the most pinned in Pinterest's history section.

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Poke around the history section for more fascinating tidbits.

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3D Printers

Since they hit the scene, 3D printers have been printing everything from gadgets to organs, and they've also happened to make Pinterest's 2013 Top Pins list. Here, you can see a large volume 3D printer, which is able to make objects at larger scale than previously with higher resolution at a fraction of the time of other 3D printers:

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If you're curious what other tech was trending this year, check out this section of Pinterest's top pins.

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Other Top Pins of 2013

Check out top pins in the areas of:

Travel
Cars and motorcycles
Décor
Health and fitness

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There's much more to be uncovered in Pinterest's most interesting topics and pins of 2013 here. Go explore!

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Jessica Lee

Jessica Lee is a marketer specializing in web content strategy and B2B/B2C writing. Since 2005, Jessica has been in the business of content and communications, with the past several years focused on the web marketing space.

Prior to launching her consulting business, bizbuzzcontent, Jessica was responsible for content strategy, development and marketing for Bruce Clay Inc. – a global SEO firm, where she served small businesses and Fortune 500 clients. Jessica's background also includes positions in traditional marketing, communications, broadcasting and publishing.

Jessica has a bachelor's in communications and public relations from San Diego State University. She also contributed to the book “Search Engine Optimization All-in-One For Dummies” 2nd edition.

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