Will Pinterest ever be sold or float?

Now the rocket is under the social media site Pinterest. Will it now become a possible acquisition target for the big boys such as Facebook or Google or will it remain independent and doing its own thing?

Pinterest allows you to create a whole spectrum of photos that represent an activity or interest. Its been touted as a way to generate and gauge interest in the online shopping marketplace where companies can see directly who is interested in a particular product.

Pinterest makes money by replacing posted links with links which track purchases allowing it to monetize and this strategy is seeing generate good revenue. So once the horse is out of the stable for Twitter, the next target or IPO in the social media and social networking space is likely to be Pinterest.