10:33 AM, June 30th, 2012

Pinterest, Instagram Knocked Out, Daily Beast Experiences Delays.

A Washington, D.C.-area storm that left more than a million people without electricity on Saturday also kept customers from documenting their powerless woes in sepia tones. According to Forbes, the severe thunderstorms that whipped around the nation’s capital tearing out power lines also took down a major Amazon cloud computing location in North Virginia. The popular photo-sharing service Instagram temporarily went down, as did Pinterest and Netflix. The Daily Beast also experienced difficulties on Saturday morning due to damage caused by the storm, and was working to restore updates to its homepage as of 10am.

Photo: Mandel Ngan, AFP / Getty Images
2:15 PM, April 2nd, 2012

Girls are always saying ‘Am I the thinnest one in the room?’ Now they don’t have to have someone in their real world to compare themselves to. They have it online.

That’s Cynthia Bulik, director of the University of North Carolina Eating Disorders Program and author of The Woman in the Mirror: How to Stop Confusing What You Look Like With Who You Are, as quoted in our story about pro-anorexia, thinspirational images on Pinterest

3:26 PM, February 1st, 2012


People Who Use Pinterest

I don’t want to start using Pinterest. Stop trying to make me use it, Internet!

When you do make the jump, Newsweek will be there for you

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