Pinterest dodges copyright complaints with Getty tie-up

Pinterest is linking up with Getty images to fix issues around copyright infringement. Pineterest has agreed to pay an undisclosed amount to Getty for access to its large media recourses to help identify photographers. Getty owns the rights to around 80m images which will assist Pinterest in running  the image searches. The deal also brings benefits to its users by including titles, caption and the photographer's names it will make it easier to find similar photos to pin on Pinterest's boards. Pinterest has an estimated worth of USD3.8bn and has recently pulled in USD225m in investment.