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What's the right age for Pinterest?


Pinterest says

This is taken from Pinterest’s own guidelines and is accurate as of March 2016.


Our panel says

Based on our independent panel surveyed in December 2015.


Children say

Based on 1725 responses from children and young people we asked in December 2015.


Parents say

Based on 406 votes from parents who have visited this site – you can vote too!

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Is content on Pinterest suitable for 8 to 12 year olds?

28% of reviewers reported seeing content that might be unsuitable for children aged 8-12 on this site. Here are the types of inappropriate content that they reported:


Low Risk

Violence and hatred

Low Risk


Low Risk

Suicide and self-harm

Low Risk


Low Risk

Parents reported violent content on the site.

Children reported adult and sexual content as their main concerns over content on the site.

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