How to Prevent Pinterest Users from Pinning Images

Vinny La Barbera
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Vinny La Barbera

Pinterest is the hottest thing in social media right now. The site is still primarily made up of a female user base, but males and companies are quickly flocking to Pinterest to see what all the hype is about as well.

With the exponential growth that Pinterest is experiencing, increased concerns and issues about copyright infringement are quickly arising. Fortunately, Pinterest has been quick to respond to the demand from content creators / publishers to not allow users to pin their images and videos.


The following quick tip will prevent Pinterest users from pinning your images and videos.

Put the following meta tag in your site’s header:

<meta name=”pinterest” content=”nopin” />

If you’re not sure how to do this, or why you even should in the first place, then feel free to leave a comment below or contact us and we will be happy to help.

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    February 22, 2012


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