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Why Mormons Love Pinterest

During the height of the Mitt Romney presidential campaign, the website Gawker asked “Why Do Mormons, Including Mitt Romney's Wife, Love Pinterest?” Scholar Saskia Tielens explored this same question June 6 at the Mormon History Association Conference.

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints officially joined Pinterest in the past few weeks. With over 70 million users, 80 percent of whom are female, Pinterest continues to be one of the fastest-growing social media platforms. And, as Tielens explained, “while Mormon users make up a relatively small percentage of users, they have a larger-than-life cultural presence on the site.”

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