Pinterest Blocks Vaccination Searches to Avoid Spreading Anti-Vaccination Information

February 21, 2019

(Good Morning America) – Pinterest, known for its inspiration on everything from cooking to party ideas and workouts, has been blocking vaccination-related searches for the past year.  The search engine confirmed the policy after it was first reported Thursday in the Wall Street Journal. Searches related to vaccines and vaccination fall under the company’s health misinformation guideline that was put in place in 2017, a company spokesperson told “Good Morning America.”

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