How to Stop Pinterest Activity on Facebook

Posted by Mayank on May 9, 2012 in Facebook,How To

Another social media – another set of privacy concerns!

If you received an invite to join Pinterest and joined it – your Pinterest activities might be showing up in Facebook. This is because your might’ve enabled Facebook to auto-post your Pinterest activity. If you want to secure your privacy, here’s what you got to do:

  1. Logon to Pinterest.
  2. Hover over your name on the top-right of the screen. Select “Settings” from the menu that appears.
  3. Scroll down to Facebook Settings section and you have the option to turn off “Add Pinterest to Facebook Timeline”. You can also turn off “Link to Facebook”.

how to stop pinterest activity on facebook


Alternatively, you can also stop Pinterest activity on Facebook:

  1. Logon to Facebook
  2. Go to Home -> Account Settings -> Apps
  3. Scroll down to Pinterest app and click it.
  4. Click on Friends in the “Post on Your Behalf” option.
  5. You now have the option to limit the visibility of your Pinterest activity.

To hide your previous Pinterest activities from showing up on your Facebook Timeline — Find a Pinterest post and select “Hide all by Pinterest.”

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