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Men Find Delightful New Way To Objectify Women — Via Pinterest

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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 the site is a great way to catalog all the women they’d like to bang.

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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 to organize all the fun stuff they find online, and it’s a pretty amazing resource for style inspiration, home design, recipes, and random memes. It’s easy to see why Pinterest recently became the fastest growing site ever, surpassing 10 million visitors in the last month alone, and did we mention it’s only existed since May 2011? And it’s actually still in beta? Yeah. Pinterest is obviously a force to be reckoned with.

But now some interesting questions are surfacing about the way Pinterest has been making money… Keep reading »

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 — for example, delectable recipes, awesome accessories, swoon-worthy home decor ideas, and even inspirational quotes — and save them to your personal board. It’s a visually appealing way to collect all the things you love online and store them in one place. Keep reading »

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

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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 Magic the Gathering article last year, it was all the incentive I needed to move on to other tech sites.

That is, until my husband sent me a link. “Pinterest is Tumblr for Ladiez”! And I officially hit the ceiling. Keep reading »

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