After erroneous wedding-related emails, Pinterest says sorry

The photo-sharing site accidentally sent emails about impending nuptials to users who are not engaged. It apologized for coming off as an ‘overbearing mother.’

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Pinterest has apologized to some of its users who, the service erroneously assumed, were getting married.

An email message from Pinterest read:

You’re getting married! And because we love wedding planning — especially all the lovely stationery — we invite you to browse our best boards curated by graphic designers, photographers and fellow brides-to-be, all Pinners with a keen eye and marriage on the mind.

Several young ladies took to social media sites to point out Pinterest’s gaffe:

Pinterest assumed that I’m getting married cause all my pins are about wedding stuff for my brother’s wedding.

— Taylor J Anderson (@TaylorJune_Rawr) September 4, 2014

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