The policy revision also addressed another issue that had become a dent in Pinterest’s image : harmful content. Pinterest has become a popular site for curating collections of so-called “thinspo” content, that glamorizes and promotes eating disorders. Other offensive, abusive and harmful content types have also been appearing on Pinterest as well, hanging a dark cloud over the intent of the site. The site’s new acceptable use policy bans such content from the service, a ban that observers expect to see aggressively enforced.
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