Content Guidelines Content Guidelines

You might not like everything you see on If you think content is inappropriate, contact us at to submit it for review by our staff. Our staff will review the content to determine if it is in violation of these Content Guidelines.

Here are some common-sense rules that’ll help you steer clear of trouble. Please take these rules seriously and take them to heart. Don’t try to look for loopholes or try to lawyer your way around the guidelines—just understand them and try to respect the spirit in which they were created.

Nudity or sexual content is not for pornography or sexually explicit content. If this describes your content don’t post it on Also, be advised that we work closely with law enforcement and we report child exploitation.

Harmful or dangerous content

Don’t post content that encourage others to do things that might cause them to get badly hurt, especially kids. Content showing such harmful or dangerous acts may get removed depending on their severity.

Hateful content or people

Our product is a platform for free expression. But we don’t support content that promotes or condones violence against individuals or groups based on race or ethnic origin, religion, disability, gender, age, nationality, veteran status, or sexual orientation/gender identity, or whose primary purpose is inciting hatred on the basis of these core characteristics or sites dedicated to people who support or promote this type of content. This can be a delicate balancing act, but if the primary purpose is to attack a protected group, the content crosses the line.

Violent or graphic content

It’s not okay to post violent or gory content that’s primarily intended to be shocking, sensational, or gratuitous. If posting graphic content in a news or documentary context, please be mindful to provide enough information to help people understand what’s going on in the video. Don’t encourage others to commit specific acts of violence.

Harassment and cyberbullying

It’s not ok to post abusive content and comments on If harassment crosses the line into a malicious attack it can be reported and may be removed. In other cases, users may be mildly annoying or petty and should be ignored.

Spam and scams

Everyone hates spam. Don’t create misleading content. It’s not okay to use mail services to send untargeted, unwanted or repetitive content, including comments and private messages.


Things like predatory behavior, stalking, threats, harassment, intimidation, invading privacy, revealing other people’s personal information, and inciting others to commit violent acts or to violate the Terms of Use are taken very seriously. Anyone caught doing these things may be permanently banned from


Respect copyright. Only upload content that you made or that you’re authorized to use. This means don’t upload content you didn’t make or use content in your sites that someone else owns the copyright to, such as images or videos made by other users, without necessary authorizations. Visit our Copyright Center for more information.


If someone has posted your personal information or uploaded a video of you without your consent, you can request removal of content based on our Privacy Guidelines.

Child endangerment

Learn what to do if you encounter inappropriate content. Also, be advised that we work closely with law enforcement and we report child exploitation.