The Skinny on Pinterest

Apr 5, 2012

Pinterest is the new darling of the social media world. Users—over 10 million of them—‘pin’ digital images they like to their site, where others can browse and comment. Pinterest has run into recent issues surrounding potential copyright infringement, and now, a new problem has emerged: what should they do about a wave of pro-anorexia images and comments on the site? Isabel Wilkinson has been covering the story for The Daily Beast, where she’s a fashion and arts reporter.