Pinterest Adds “Secret” Boards Feature, But Needs More Privacy Flexibility

Less than a week after I gave in to Pinterest, Pinterest introduced a feature I immediately wanted – secret boards that are limited in visibility to only those you choose. They’re useful for purposes like collecting gift ideas you don’t want friends and others to see, or just stuff you want to keep to yourself and/or select others. Try not to think porn here, eh? Otherwise, secret boards work like this:

  • You can create up to 3 secret boards. If you already have 3 secret boards but want to make a new one, you’ll need to delete one or make one of your current secret boards visible to everyone. If you’re invited to contribute to someone else’s secret board, it won’t count against your 3-board limit.
  • When you add a pin to a secret board, it won’t show up anywhere else on Pinterest—not in the category sections, Popular, Everything, anyone’s search results, your followers’ home feed, your own home feed, or even pins or activity pages on your profile.
  • Your secret boards and pins are at the bottom of your profile. Just scroll down to see them.

Unfortunately, you can’t convert any of your current public boards to a secret status. You can convert secret boards to public, but you can’t then turn them back. It seems Pinterest deems that once something is public, you can’t take it back. I can sort of understand why that might be, but I can’t understand why it can’t be.

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Free Online Audio File Format Conversion Site at Media.io

It’s old news to some people, but it’s not to others, which is why I’m writing to share this.

Media.io is an online audio file conversion site that converts your sound files from one format to another. It converts quite a few file formats (see complete list below) into the most popular MP3, WAV, OGG and WMV formats. Why get freeware that does this that might not jive with some of your other software, or operating systems? Why settle for recording software that doesn’t save in some of these formats, or pay for really expensive software that does just for the sake of it? Just upload your file, choose the format you want it output as, and download the new file after the conversion is done!

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