Introduction

People use Lions Ground on a daily basis to share their stories, interact with friends and admirers, and form communities. It’s a platform that allows people to freely express themselves across borders, cultures, and the universe.

We understand how vital it is for Lions Ground to be a place where people feel free to express themselves, and we take our part in preventing abuse very seriously. That is why we established guidelines for what is and is not permitted on Lions Ground.

These guidelines are based on public feedback and guidance from professionals in disciplines such as technology, public safety, and human rights. We take great care to design standards that encompass multiple viewpoints and opinions, especially from people and communities who might otherwise be disregarded or excluded, to ensure that everyone’s voice is acknowledged.

Our commitment to speaking out

The purpose of our Community Standards is to provide a safe space for people to express themselves and to give them a voice. The Lions Ground wants people to be allowed to openly discuss matters that are important to them, even if others disagree or find them disagreeable. We occasionally allow content that would otherwise violate our guidelines if it is noteworthy and in the public interest. We only do so after assessing the public interest value against the danger of harm, and we base our decisions on international human rights principles.

Our dedication to freedom of expression is vital, but we know that the internet opens up new and expanded avenues for abuse. As a result, when we limit expression, we do it in the service of one or more of the values listed below:

Truthfulness

We want to make sure that the content on Lions Ground is genuine. We feel that authenticity fosters better sharing, which is why we don’t want anyone to use Lions Ground to misrepresent themselves or their activities.

Protection

We’re working hard to make Lions Ground a secure environment. Threatening content is not permitted on Lions Ground because it has the ability to frighten, exclude, or silence others.

Confidentiality

We are dedicated to safeguarding personal information and privacy. People can be themselves, select how and when to share on Lions Ground, and connect more freely when they have privacy.

Civility

We think that everyone has the same dignity and rights. We expect people to treat others with decency and not harass or demean them.

Norms in the Community

Everyone, everywhere, and for all forms of information is subject to our Community Standards. We don’t allow and is not limited to:

  • Incitement to violence and violence
  • Individuals and Organizations that are Dangerous
  • Coordinating Harm and Making Crime Public
  • Restricted Services and Goods
  • Deception and Fraud
  • Child Sexual Exploitation, Abuse, and Nudity Suicide and Self-Injury
  • Sexual Exploitation of Adults
  • Harassment and Bullying
  • Exploitation of Humans
  • Invasion of Privacy
  • Hateful Remarks
  • Adult Nudity and Sexual Activity Violent and Graphic Content
  • Account Integrity and Authentic Identity in Sexual Solicitation
  • Spam
  • Cybersecurity
  • Behavior that is not genuine
  • Manipulated Media Memorialization of False News

Other policies:

The most recent revision was made on December 14, 2022.