07/16/2012 09:19 am ET

Pinerest Blocking All Sorts Of Links

In its short life as a top-tier Web site, Pinterest has earned much acclaim for sending gobs of good traffic to other sites. People see pretty pictures on Pinterest, and they click to buy things on other sites.

But Pinterest — which had 31.9 million global unique visitors in May, per comScore – has actually taken steps to disable sharing links, as part of its broader efforts to fight off spam

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