Pinterest Joins Other Social Giants, Provides First Transparency Report




Pinterest on Friday unveiled the company’s first transparency report, a document detailing the number of information requests Pinterest received in the past six months from both state and federal government agencies

Unlike other social networks like Facebook and Twitter, the report confirms the government doesn’t often turn to Pinterest to gather user information

In the six months from July to December in 2013, there were only 12 government requests, including none from agencies outside the United States. Only one of the requests was from a federal agency, and Pinterest produced information for 11 of the 12 requests Read more…

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