Violent or Graphic Content

We don’t permit violent, graphic, or gory content.

This includes, but isn’t limited to:

  • Imagery containing real or realistic-appearing blood, bodily fluids, violence, or injury. This includes:

    • Excessive blood that appears to be real
    • Graphic injuries or wounds, including those of self-injury (See Suicide and Self Injury), hunting, or food preparation
    • Human bones or internal organs
    • Fetal remains or miscarriages
    • Graphic imagery of medical procedures
  • Imagery that shows the violent, shocking, or graphic death or injury of a person or animal
  • Imagery containing human remains or corpses
  • Images depicting guns of any kind (except on a uniformed member of law enforcement or military personnel)
  • General references or descriptions of violence in usernames or profile content
  • General description of violence or physical injuries in graphic detail including references to dangerous organizations and individuals

“Trophy” hunting photos of animals are not allowed unless the image depicts the following animals: bison, deer, duck, fish, elk, goose, moose, pheasants, rabbit, turkey, wild boar. However, trophy hunting photos depicting the permitted animals above will not be allowed if the photo depicts a gun or visible injuries to the animal.

Learn about our enforcement philosophy against the guidelines on this page. And, if you believe we’ve made a mistake in taking action on your account or content, you can always contact us here.