Pinterest had been suggested to me many times before now… and I’ve tried to get into it many times before now.  As you can see from my Pinterest page I tried it out a couple times (16 total pins since high school) and succeeded in finding a few cool hairstyles, ideas for my new apartment, and […]

I did have a Pinterest account prior to this class and this assignment, but I usually do not use it. For a brief period I would go on it when I was bored, but then it got old and I eventually stopped altogether. Revisiting Pinterest for this assignment after reading the class articles really made […]

I have had a Pinterest account since the website required someone who already had an account to invite you to join the Pinterest community. I have had many positive experiences while using the website and have found some information very useful. For example, my mom set a hot compress on her side table, which causes […]

By Taylor Shanley      Before this assignment, I hadn’t been on Pinterest in about a year. I remember first creating one after falling into the peer pressure of my friends and wondering why they always talked about the stupid site. They would talk about how they wasted hours planning their dream weddings and looking up […]

Pinterest For Dudes By Troy Hunter   “ …Pinterest relentlessly reinforces gendered ideologies and norms, as the ‘good’ mom on Pinterest is ever-crafting, ever-cooking, ever-teaching, …Pinterest that seem so bent on enhancing and optimizing women’s work” (Wilson 3) Wilson points out the underlying theme and stereotype that accompanies Pinterest and that is that it is […]

Pinterest is a social website where creativity flourishes. The topics range from DIY projects to health and fitness tips to movies and books.  Women are especially attracted to pinning other décor items for around their house in an effort to make it themselves.  On the Asgard/Gold Wedding board, I pinned glass vases that had a […]

“Pinning” was a pretty foreign concept to me before this assignment. I made my Pinterest page before I sat down to do the readings an explored the site a little bit. At first, it seemed stupid to share other people’s pictures and post them to my own dream boards. After I did the reading, I […]

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