Area Man Breaks Pinterest

[Originally posted by Yosh at No One Reads Your Blog, a blog collaboration by the members of the band Jake Wilkinson’s Unicycle]



It was discovered early Monday morning that the popular social networking site, Pinterest, was down for maintenance. Pinterest IT were on the problem immediately and soon discovered the cause: Zack Engle. Technicians first realized their servers were overheating and when they monitored previous activity on the sight it was quickly evident that one user was uploading far too much content and of the wrong nature.

“I think most people are aware of the more feminine nature of Pinterest,” commented Micheal Benning, an Internet Technician that works with companies like Pinterest, “We saw this guy was just dumping hundreds and hundreds of pictures of guns and motorcycles, his favorite football players, engine rebuild DIYs, bikini models, his favorite micro-brews, etc.”

When asked how he managed to “break” Pinterest, Zack said “I don’t know, I guess I didn’t really understand it…like a lot of girly things its kind of fragile and maybe I had no business toying with it…”

blLmMBenning says after Zack was contacted and notified of what he was doing he stopped. “The servers were allowed to cool and the site is back up.”



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