Our platform is all about honest and instant communication all over the world without having to fear social penalties. This includes compliments, critique, interesting questions - but also honest feedback that some might consider as mean.
All of that is part of Tellonym and should be. Sometimes, this honest feedback goes into the wrong directions, which is why we made the following community guidelines.
Please follow these guidelines. If you write or answer Tells which aren't compliant with those rules, it may result in deletion of content, (temporarily) banned accounts, or other restrictions
1. Respect comes first: messages, including pictures, should not have the intent to hurt somebody
Everybody on Tellonym should be treated respectfully. This means that you are free to form your opinions, discuss and also disagree. The content you post can be very critical or unfriendly however, insulting or hurting others is not tolerated on Tellonym. Write feedback which the receiver can use to improve and take their feelings into consideration, don't just insult them.
2. Threats and Self-harm
Threats have a big impact on receivers and are not allowed on Tellonym. Content regarding self-harm, either sent to yourself or somebody else, is also not allowed. If you or somebody else is thinking about self-harm, please go to this site and find help.
3. Intimate topics
Questions and discussions about intimacy are allowed on Tellonym. However, this content is not allowed if it is explicit or the receiver indicates to find the content disturbing or unwanted. Furthermore, content which describes sexual acts or is harassing is not allowed as well.
4. Private Data
Do not post private information on Tellonym. We consider the following and more as private information and will delete it when posted: Private phone numbers, private email addresses, private Addresses and locations, Credit Card information, Social Security numbers or similar.
5. Illegal Activities
Topics like drugs, crime, and violence are not forbidden on Tellonym, however, the messages should never glorify, be explicit or encourage these activities or other illegal activities. Furthermore:
Do not offer sexual services (whether it’s selling photo/video material or meet-ups), private deals of buying or selling firearms, (prescription) drugs, alcohol, tobacco or animals, etc.
Do not praise terrorist organizations, hate groups or organized crime and organizations alike.
Neither do we allow the advertising of (online) gambling or lotteries.
Post only your own pictures and do not post pictures of others without their consent. Respect everyone, do not post sexual content or content displaying nudity.
We do not allow graphic or violent content on Tellonym, please post in compliance with the law.
All rules of the Community Guidelines apply to posting pictures. Please read the full content guidelines on this page.
Please respect those rules
The whole team hopes you have a great experience on Tellonym! Let us know on our Tellonym profile or via email (firstname.lastname@example.org) if you have any questions!