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Apocalypse Preppers Are Using Pinterest To Plan For The End Of The World

Pinterest is a great place to plan for a fun birthday, a zesty cocktail party, a beautiful wedding, or… the apocalypse. No seriously, there’s a whole subculture of so-called “Preppers” who maintain pinboards devoted to getting ready for the end of the world. It’s more cheerful than it sounds.


Pinterest: Great For Weddings, Recipes, Restraining Order Violations

Last week, a woman was set to stand trial for violating a restraining order taken out by her estranged daughter. The violation? Following her daughter’s Pinterest page.


Amazon's New Pinterest Ripoff Just Begs You To Buy Stuff

Amazon has a brand new feature. It’s Pinterest! Basically. Meet Amazon Collections.


Presenting The Scientifically Perfect Pinterest Picture

Cool cucumber, weathered wood, crocheted doily — apparently these are the makings of the perfect Pinterest picture. That’s according to a year’s worth of research provided to Wired by data-crunching startup Curalate.


Pinterest Embraces Its Porn Problem Artistically

A little over a year ago, everybody started freaking out about Pinterest’s new porn problem. “Officially, there is no porn on Pinterest,” Business Insider’s Jim Edwards declared at the time. “But there is porn on Pinterest, and it appears to be a growing problem.” Oh noes! There’s porn on the internet?!


The Old World Translations For Modern Day Social Networks

You know all the social networks we use? Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, hell even LinkedIn and everything else? They’re all just replacing old stuff we used to do by ourselves at our desks.


'Twitter' Has Changed A Lot Since The 1700s

Nowadays, we use words like “twitter” all the time to talk about our everyday social media habits. In the 1800s, they said “twitter” too, but it meant something a little different. So did “pin”. The times, they have a-changed.


These Websites Violate Your Privacy

The Wall Street Journal has analysed the top 50 sites in the United States plus 20 other top sites in sensitive categories like dating or health. They found that 25 of these sites — including OKCupid, Pinterest, YouTube, Yahoo — send personal data to other sites in the open, with no security encoding, using your own browser session.


Facebook's New Pinterest-Like Feature Is Here To Take Your Dollars

Facebook is testing its own version of Pinterest. It’s called “Facebook Collections”. It adds clickable buttons to posts about products from retailers, which then adds it to a personalised page that reminds you to buy it later.


Pinterest Won't Allow Pins From Sex.com

Pinterest is known for hosting essentially what amounts to a virtual, scrolling, wedding wish book. But it’s also home to some rather sexy, somewhat stylised “tasteful” nude images. It’s equal opportunity as far as pins go. Except when it’s not.