Pinterest Apologizes for Congratulating Single Women On Their Engagement

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Pinterest Apologizes for Congratulating Single Women On Their Engagement
Consider this the virtual version of congratulating a woman on her pregnancy ... only to find out that she's not expecting at all.

Several women who madewedding boards on Pinterest received emails from the site that came as quite a surprise. Apparently, the ladies were pining nuptial-related photos often enough that the website's analytics assumed they were engaged and sent out congratulatory emails.

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Funny story.... Pinterest thinks I'm getting married... And I don even have a wedding board... http://t.co/DFZDZXCH1i
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The emails directed users to view boards by graphic designers, photographers and "fellow" brides-to-be. The problem? Yep, you guessed it ... some of those women weren't actually engaged.

After the mortifying mistake was made, tweets showing the emails from Pinterest started popping up with great reactions.

Iliana says, "Too many pins to my dream wedding board that Pinterest thinks I'm actually getting married."

Tatiana writes, "Pinterest knows I'm getting married before I do."

Kati says, "That awkward moment when I pin so much wedding stuff that Pinterest thinks I'm getting married."

Since most of the tweets were in good humor, Pinterest responded in kind saying, "We're sorry we came off like an overbearing mother who is always asking when you'll find a nice boy or girl."

Well played, Pinterest! You may need to add that response to your etiquette board.

Speaking of typing the knot, check out all the celeb weddings that happened this summer:
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Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie got married on August 23, 2014
Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie got married on August 23, 2014
Ashlee Simpson and Evan Ross married on August 30, 2014
Ashlee Simpson and Evan Ross married on August 30, 2014
Ashlee Simpson and Evan Ross married on August 30, 2014
Ashlee Simpson and Evan Ross married on August 30, 2014
Ashlee Simpson and Evan Ross married on August 30, 2014
Donnie Wahlberg and Jenny McCarthy wed on August 30, 2014
Donnie Wahlberg and Jenny McCarthy wed on August 30, 2014
Donnie Wahlberg and Jenny McCarthy wed on August 30, 2014
Donnie Wahlberg and Jenny McCarthy wed on August 30, 2014
Donnie Wahlberg and Jenny McCarthy wed on August 30, 2014
Donnie Wahlberg and Jenny McCarthy wed on August 30, 2014
Donnie Wahlberg and Jenny McCarthy wed on August 30, 2014
Donnie Wahlberg and Jenny McCarthy wed on August 30, 2014
Dwyane Wade and Gabrielle Union got married on August 30, 2014
Dwyane Wade and Gabrielle Union got married on August 30, 2014
Dwyane Wade and Gabrielle Union got married on August 30, 2014
Dwyane Wade and Gabrielle Union got married on August 30, 2014
Dwyane Wade and Gabrielle Union got married on August 30, 2014
Dwyane Wade and Gabrielle Union got married on August 30, 2014
Dwyane Wade and Gabrielle Union got married on August 30, 2014
White House Chef Sam Kass and MSNBC host Alex Wagner married on August 30, 2014
White House Chef Sam Kass and MSNBC host Alex Wagner married on August 30, 2014
White House Chef Sam Kass and MSNBC host Alex Wagner married on August 30, 2014
Adam Levine and Behati Prinsloo married on July 19, 2014
Adam Levine and Behati Prinsloo married on July 19, 2014
Adam Levine and Behati Prinsloo married on July 19, 2014
Adam Levine and Behati Prinsloo married on July 19, 2014
Adam Levine and Behati Prinsloo married on July 19, 2014
Adam Levine and Behati Prinsloo married on July 19, 2014
Adam Levine and Behati Prinsloo married on July 19, 2014
Adam Levine and Behati Prinsloo married on July 19, 2014
Adam Levine and Behati Prinsloo married on July 19, 2014
Adam Levine and Behati Prinsloo married on July 19, 2014
Adam Levine and Behati Prinsloo married on July 19, 2014
Adam Levine and Behati Prinsloo married on July 19, 2014
Adam Levine and Behati Prinsloo married on July 19, 2014
Ryan Dorsey and Naya Rivera wed on July 19, 2014
Ryan Dorsey and Naya Rivera wed on July 19, 2014
Filmmaker Erik Anders Lang and singer Sia married on August 2, 2014
Filmmaker Erik Anders Lang and singer Sia married on August 2, 2014
Katie Couric and John Molner married on June 21, 2014
Katie Couric and John Molner married on June 21, 2014
Katie Couric and John Molner married on June 21, 2014
Katie Couric and John Molner married on June 21, 2014
Katie Couric and John Molner married on June 21, 2014
Katie Couric and John Molner married on June 21, 2014
Katie Couric and John Molner married on June 21, 2014
Katie Couric and John Molner married on June 21, 2014
Katie Couric and John Molner married on June 21, 2014
'Full House' star Dave Coulier and Melissa Bring married on July 2, 2014
Kim Kardashian and Kanye West married on May 24, 2014
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