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MediaPost Publications Moms Stressed Out by Pinterest 05/13/2013

Moms Stressed Out by Pinterest - 05/13/2013

While Pinterest might seem like a place for caring and sharing, the female-dominated social network is actually stressing a lot of users out, according to a Today.com survey of 7,000 U.S. mothers: in fact, 42% of respondents said they suffer from “Pinterest stress,” stemming from anxiety that they can’t live up to the ideal suggested by images of domestic perfection posted on the site....

"Of course, this phenomenon -- in which people carefully craft their online images to show themselves in the best possible light, and other people mistakenly assume this somehow corresponds to reality -- isn’t limited to Pinterest..."

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Laura Brown's comment, June 4, 2013 5:32 PM
That's why I seldom look at Pinterest. It is too much. I could find a lot of great ideas and things I'd like but have all the pressure of never having all that I see and want. Easier to step away from the Pinterest site and just live with my own reality.
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Top 10 Pinterest Hoaxes

Top 10 Pinterest Hoaxes | A Cultural History of Advertising | Scoop.it
Horticulturalist Steve Asbell points out the top fake pins on Pinterest and explains from where they really came.
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