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Pinterest will stop promoting wedding ideas from former slave plantations


Pinterest plans to restrict plantation wedding content. 

Wedding planning giants Pinterest and the Knot Worldwide will stop promoting wedding venues and content that romanticize former slave plantations, the companies said on Wednesday. The move comes after an advocacy group asked the companies and others to stop promoting former slave plantations as wedding venues altogether, and after an increasing number of conversations about the appropriateness of hosting weddings in places with a history of slavery. 

"Weddings should be a symbol of love and unity. Plantations represent none of those things," a Pinterest spokesperson told CNET in an email. "We are working ...


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