Every news organization is trying to figure out how to use Pinterest, because why not? It’s nice and popular and people really love it, so if you use it, people might love you too. So this feels… off?
Pinterest lets you organize and share all the beautiful things you find on the web. People use pinboards to plan their weddings, decorate their homes, and organize their favorite recipes.
So! Much credit to the Record Journal for trying to come up with a way to bring a complicated and horrible story together in a new way, and I know there isn’t really a good tool do build anything like this — maybe Pinterest will evolve! — except Storify, sort of. But this? This doesn’t work. Pinterest: It’s twee, not tragic.
- The Army Corps of Engineers and North Dakota police have ordered protesters to leave the Dakota Access Pipeline site by this afternoon or face arrest.
- Immigrants are worried two government memos are laying the groundwork for the deportation force Trump promised on the campaign trail.
- A US federal judge ruled that Texas can't cut Planned Parenthood out of its Medicaid program.
- Yalla! You can now download a new Arab emoji keyboard that includes a belly dancer, Oman Chips, and more 👏