Posts tagged "pinterest"

10 Eco-Friendly DIY Spring Cleaning Ideas

Do you smell it in the air? Do you feel it in your bones? It's spring cleaning time! The internet (and when I say "the internet," I mean "Pinterest") is overflowing with DIY cleaning recipes and ideas that make scrubbing your bathtub seem almost fun. But the real bonus? Whipping up your own cleaning solutio…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / April 9, 2012

Pinterest Bans Pro-Anorexia And Thinsporation Material

Our favorite new Internet timewaster, Pinterest has in recent weeks become a haven for online pro-anorexia and eating disorder communities. Drawn to the site's image-heavy, community-oriented style, thinsporation posters have recently flooded the site, posting pictures of jutting hips, emaciated models and concave bellies, emblazoned with pro-ana slogans like "nothing tastes as good…
By: Julie Gerstein / March 27, 2012

If Pinterest Was Real: A Cautionary Poem

I love Pinterest, but sometimes browsing through all the bright, shiny pictures and endless tips and tutorials feels like exploring a different world--a world where thighs don't touch and every meal is cooked in a crockpot and served in a mason jar with a ribbon tied around it. The best way to describe the weird,…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / March 22, 2012

Men Find Delightful New Way To Objectify Women — Via Pinterest

Most everyone thinks life-sharing web platform Pinterest is primarily a tool for the ladies. But not so! Men, too, are jumping on the Pinterest wagon. But they've found innovative ways of using the visually-oriented tool ... to objectify women. That's right, dude-focused Pinterest categories are cropping up from male users who've found that…
By: Julie Gerstein / March 2, 2012

Pinterest Is Making Money In A Slightly Shady Way

I've recently developed a fairly severe addiction to Pinterest, as has pretty much everyone else I know (related: do you follow The Frisky's boards? You totally should!). Pinterest allows users to "pin" pictures of things they find on the internet to themed boards and share with friends: in effect it gives people a way…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / February 9, 2012

8 Ways Pinterest Can Change Your Life

Surely by now you've heard of a little thing called Pinterest, right? It's an invite-only online pin board website that I can't get enough of. All you need to get started is someone you know with an account to "invite" you to join. Once you're in, the fun begins. Here's how it works: You can "pin" things you find online…
By: The Stir / February 4, 2012

The Soapbox: Gizmodo’s “Pinterest Is Tumblr For Ladiez” Is Insulting To Everyone

I'm not a big fan of the tech blog Gizmodo. While I am a self-professed geek-girl who loves technology, I often find their tone to be a little too snarky, a little too condescending, and the comments to be some of the worst the troll world can offer. And after the nasty…
By: Rebecca Hui / January 25, 2012
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