Pinterest App Details:
Description: One of the most popular social media sites on the planet right now, where people “pin” creative ideas on their “boards” which are shared. Pinterest is best used through the mobile app but is still very useful through the “regular” website, www.pinterest.com.
Category: Social Networking
APP Store rating: 4+
What Parents Need To Know About Pinterest:
- Under the Surface, There’s P-graphy– Yes, everywhere. If using the app, you must log-in in order to search content. If using the web, initially, the site will force you to input a username and password in order to see your search results, but if you simply hit F5 to refresh the URL, it will show you the results without logging in. If you directly type in an inappropriate search word, the site will say, “we don’t allow things that are inappropriate” but that’s just not true. There are TONS of inappropriate pictures that just aren’t tagged with any inappropriate words that would be flagged by Pinterest’s filters. Through drilling into boards and followers, a user could find almost anything p-graphic