@Jack.Penn · Posted 09 Sep. 2022
@Rachael.Davis · Updated 09 Sep. 2022
Pinterest has banned weight loss advertisements for a year now. In addition to the ban, they also have a new policy where they will work with advertisers who promote healthy living and self-acceptance.
The company has released a statement that says “the time is right to take a break from ads focused on weight loss or gain.”
The company also said that it would not be selling any more weight loss commercials for companies that sell diet food and products like weight-loss shakes.
Pinterest weight loss ads and the main reasons behind it – the platform explained that they want their community to feel safe and confident when they use the platform.
This decision was not made because Pinterest is against weight loss. They just want to make sure that their users are not bombarded with advertisements for products that might trigger body insecurities or eating disorders.