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Pinterest Adds Ability To Block And Report Other Users To Keep Site ‘Positive And Respectful’

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http://techcrunch.com – Pinterest is generally known as a place where a mostly female user base gathers to share images and videos of shiny happy things such as cute animals, pretty clothing, and tasty recipes. But in any community that consists of millions of people, some bad apples are going to turn up. So today, Pinterest announced new features to let people block other users and report bad activity on the site. Users can now flag specific pins, or report entire user profiles. In a company blog post published today, Pinterest software engineer Dannie Chu writes: “People use Pinterest to discover new ideas (IT news)