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Soundbite: Pinterest generating revenue by modifying pins

Posted on: February 9, 2012

I, like many people, don’t have a problem with Pinterest making money off of user content. The links are modified seamlessly [via skimlinks] so it doesn’t affect the experience. Pinterest likely should disclose this practice to users even if they aren’t required to do so by law, if only to maintain trust with their users.

Do you care that Pinterest is modifying your pins? Do you think they should disclose it to users?

Josh Davis

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