Don’t Pin Me To A Wall!

Are you wondering how to protect your valuable graphic design content from the prying eyes of Pinterest? Me neither. What if you show a client an online comp that you don’t want pinned? As content creators we should at least be able to slow down that little Pinbot. Here’s how:

In the head of your web page place this code:

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

The next step would be Pinterest-side code development that reads buried metatags and refuses to pin stuff, even if it has already been swiped and is on someone else’s page. Still, this is a start.

(Thanks to Mark and his keen eye for intellectual property issues for the head’s up on this one!)


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