Making Sure Your #Pinterest Repins Link to Original Sources

Mar 14, 2012   //   by Raylene   //   Blog, Pinterest, Screencast  //  1 Comment

In my last post, Repinning Responsibly on #Pinterest, I showed you how to be sure you’re repinning a pin that is linked to the original source.

I mentioned in that post, that if you come to an image that is NOT linked to the correct source, and you simply MUST repin that image, there’s a way to find an appropriate link by using Google Image Search.

Here’s a quick video walk-through of how to find out an image at its original location so you can properly pin it on Pinterest.

Best viewed in full screen (HD) version. If you can not see the video above, click this link:
Repins Linking to Original Sources on #Pinterest

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Update: After recording my video, I found a post with still screenshots of this process – The Graphics Fairy – Crafts: How to Find the Original Source of an Image on Pinterest.

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  • […] A policy I have personally adopted is never to repin an image I see on Pinterest without first checking to see if it’s linked to the original source.  Guess what? You CAN skip a pinned image, and NOT repin it, even if you really really really like it! It’s OK! If you like it enough that you really need to pin it to save it for later, take the time to find the original source of that pin by searching Google Images. […]

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