Tuesday, January 3, 2012

10 Facebook Community Standards Facebook Users Must Know

After some of the ministers from india, urged Internet firms including Facebook, Twitter, Google, Microsoft and Yahoo to screen alleged derogatory, defamatory and inflammatory contents about religious figures and political leaders on the web.

Facebook now started to irk the facebook users in the way of showing Facebook Community Standards. If you were sent the friend request to unknown persons in the past you might also get the warning.

The Facebook Community Standards page contain the following standards facebook user must know:


Any credible threats to harm others will be removed. facebook remove support for violent organizations.

Promoting Self-Harm:

Facebook don't allow the promotion of suicide, "cutting," eating disorders, or illegal drug use. facebook take threats of suicide very seriously and will contact the relevant authorities when they become aware of them.

Bullying & Harassment:

Facebook take action when private individuals are bullied or persistently contacted against their wishes. While facebook encourage meaningful new connections, please keep in mind that contacting strangers or people you've never met in person can be a form of harassment.

Hate Speech:

Facebook does not tolerate hate speech. It is a serious violation of facebook terms to single out individuals based on race, ethnicity, national origin, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, disability, or disease.

Graphic Violence:

Inappropriately graphic content will be removed when found on the site. Sadistic displays of violence against people or animals, or depictions of sexual assault, are prohibited.

Sex & Nudity:

Facebook have a strict "no nudity or pornography" policy. Any content that is inappropriately sexual will be removed.

Theft, Vandalism, or Fraud:

Organizing acts that harm others through theft, vandalism, or fraud is a violation of facebook terms.

Identity & Privacy:

Facebook is a community where real people connect and share using their real identities. When you represent yourself accurately on Facebook you are helping to build trust and safety for everyone. Claiming to be someone else, creating multiple accounts, or falsely representing an organization undermines this trust and violates facebook terms. also refrain from publishing other people's personal information.

Intellectual Property:

Before sharing content on Facebook, please be sure you have the right to do so. FB user only respect for copyrights, trademarks, and other legal rights.

Phishing & Spam:

Facebook take the safety of FB users seriously and work to prevent attempts to compromise their privacy or security. It also ask that you respect FB members by not contacting them for commercial purposes without their consent.

Source: Facebook Community Standards


Orson said...

Facebook has told me that the unsolicited explicit pornography I receive conforms to its community standards. Their so-called standards are an outrage, and claims otherwise are lies.

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