People of all generations face challenges related to body picture and mental health during the world, especially as we appear from the Corona Virus epidemic and kick-off the summertime season.
According to the National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA), there has been an abrupt growth in harmful eating practices and eating disturbances in youthful people as the Corona Virus epidemic began the last year.
Many are presently feeling combined pressure as they join their social groups in person for the initial time in 15 months.
Pinterest is the place people come for motivation to build the life they like. It’s where everyone fits despite body form or size. We’re allowing Pinners to make for summertime and ahead without weight-reduction promotion; hence they can concentrate on most values.
Starting July 1st, 2021, we are renewing our advertisement plans to ban all ads with weight reduction styles and representations.
This position makes Pinterest the single primary platform to ban all weight-reduction advertisements. It’s an extension of our advertisement policies that have long denied body shaming and unhealthy weight reduction products or interests.
We encourage others in the business to do the same and support, once and for all, that there is no such matter as one-size-fits-all.
Pinterest Updated Policy Will Prohibit
- Any weight reduction style or description;
- Testimonials about weight suppression or weight loss products;
- Different type or representation that dreams or denigrates specific body samples;
- Classifying Body Mass Index (BMI) or related records; and
- Any products that require weight reduction within something applied or used to the skin
It is in addition to advertisement content that is previously banned from Pinterest, involving:
- Weight loss or hunger suppressant tablets, additions, or other products;
- Before-and-after weight-reduction description;
- Weight loss methods like liposuction or fat reduction;
- Body shaming, like description or style that challenges or questions specific body types or looks; and
- Claims about unreliable cosmetic outcomes
Advertisements promoting healthful lifestyles and practices or health services and products will yet be allowed, as long as they don’t concentrate on weight reduction. This policy innovation was produced with the direction and guidance of NEDA.
“The National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA) cheers Pinterest for getting a leadership position as the initial platform to ban all advertisements with weight-reduction style and description.
NEDA is supported by this significant move in Pinners’ prioritizing the psychic health of Pinners, particularly those influenced by diet habits, body shaming, and eating dysfunctions.
We are confident this global policy will encourage other businesses and companies to follow on possibly dangerous advertisement messages and to stash their working methods that will imagine significant difference,” replied Elizabeth Thompson.
Stay tuned for more news!