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Is 'Thinspo' for Guys Any Less Harmful Than 'Thinspo' For Girls?

Cristen Conger | Posted 06.12.2013 | Women
Cristen Conger

Even though the media have reported on "thinspiration" -- a.k.a. thinspo -- websites for more than a decade, one of the first direct acknowledgement...

Instagram Bans 'Thinspo'

Posted 04.23.2012 | Teen

When Tumblr and Pinterest came under fire for housing 'thinspiration' communities that actively encourage eating disorders, a more hidden community on...

'Thinspo' Finds A New Home On Instagram

The Huffingon Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 03.28.2012 | Teen

Online 'thinspiration' communities -- where members share photos of emaciated women, weight loss tips, and 'motivational' quotes -- have recently been...

Pinterest Prohibits 'Thinspiration' Pins

The Huffington Post | Ellie Krupnick | Posted 03.26.2012 | Style

Following Tumblr's lead, Pinterest has banned all content explicitly encourage self-harm or self-abuse, namely "thinspo" pinboards. "Thinspo" (sho...