Pinterest In the 90s Would Have Kept You On the Cutting Edge of Fashion, Give or Take Two Months

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Pinterest would probably not have been quite the runaway hit had it started life in the 90s. As this commercial demonstrates, it loses some of its appeal when users have to wait a couple of months to get an updated CD-ROM with what's fashionable. There's nothing more embarrassing than showing up to a party wearing a B.U.M. sweater that went passe two weeks ago.

It's a follow-up to Squirrel-Monkey's previous efforts, which have included looks at what other sites like LinkedIn and Facebook, or games like Angry Birds and Draw Something, would have been like in years gone by. [YouTube via Laughing Squid]