All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘thinspo’

“Bikini Bridge” Hoax And What We Can Learn From It

By now you may have heard about the newest thinspo craze known as the “Bikini Bridge”. Now we’re learning that it’s really a hoax. …Or is it? It’s been pointed out that the photos featured online and in the media were very real. If you think about it, those type of poses are very familiar as ads are always featuring …

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Pinterest Users Combat Thinspo With Anti-Thinspo Pins

To be completely honest and upfront about my feeling on “thinspo” (Thin+ inspirational), I actually have mixed feelings. On one hand, I feel like social media users should be able to share pictures, motivational images, etc. that promotes a lifestyle choice that they have made – to stay thin. Even if some people disagree with the message or think it’s …

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Despite Ban, Pinterest Still Full Of “Self-Harming” Thinspo Content [UPDATED]

There’s a lot of stuff on the internet. This might sound obvious, and it is – but just think about how many different ideas are expressed throughout all the little nooks and crannies of the interwebs. It’s inevitable that some stuff out there is going to piss some people off. Some of the most recent types of content causing a …

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New Tumblr Content Policy Will Ban Self-Harm, Pro-Ana Blogs

Tumblr is entering thorny territory today with the announcement of an update to their content policy. In an official blog post, Tumblr announced that they plan to revise their current policy in a way that will prohibit self-harm blogs. To make sure that everybody has the same understanding here, self-harm blogs can include anything from pro-ana and thinspo blogs to …

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