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Can you get banned for repinning and just changing source to your own money site?

Discussion in 'Pinterest' started by Rentriutoigjtuowl, Dec 3, 2014.

  1. Rentriutoigjtuowl

    Rentriutoigjtuowl BANNED BANNED

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    Or is it ok?

    I was thinking of just picking popular pins and changing the source.

    If its not ok then Ill save the images instead and post them on my blog 1st and pin them from there.
     
  2. cyrusdavirus

    cyrusdavirus Regular Member

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    Not sure how other social network sites treat redirected pages, but in Pinterest, it's become one of the strongest cases for domain bans. Not sure about account bans, but if a lot of its pins are redirects then the ban hammer will surely follow.

    Not sure how other niches are treated, but in the food niche, quite a handful of big recipe domains have been blocked. These sites basically repost from other food blogs/sites and upload them to social networks. I noticed that they have a fairly big FB and Twitter following, but they're blocked from Pinterest. Still, I'm seeing many food sites who scrape/copy&paste and are still alive.

    I suppose that if you keep a churn-and-burn mindset, then you'll make some money. But I don't recommend either approach as a long term strategy.
     
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  3. jhtweee455

    jhtweee455 Regular Member

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    Do not change the source as you may get banned even if you do it once. They're quite strict on that nowadays.
     
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  4. zubidoo

    zubidoo Regular Member

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    I Use pinbot to scrape and upload pins and if the pin gets popular, I change the source to my site. Been doing it for months with no warnings or anything. I have nearly 800 followers.
     
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