We prohibit the trade, sale, promotion, and use of certain regulated goods, as well as the depiction or promotion of criminal activities. Some content may be removed if it relates to activities or goods that are illegal or regulated in the majority of the region or world, even if the activities or goods in question are legal in the jurisdiction of posting. Criminal activities include acts punishable by law, including theft, assault, human exploitation, and other harmful behaviour.

  • Promotion of criminal activities;
  • Content that promotes acts of physical harm, such as assaulting or kidnapping;
  • Content that risks the safety of others;
  • Content that promotes human exploitation or wildlife trafficking;
  • Content that offers the purchase, sale, or trade of unlawfully acquired goods;
  • Content that provides instructions on how to conduct criminal activities;
  • Depiction, trade, or promotion of firearms, ammunition, firearm accessories, or explosive weapons or instructions on process to manufacture those weapons;
  • Content that offers, sells, trades, or solicits firearms, accessories, ammunition, explosive weapons, or instructions on how to manufacture them;
  • Use or trade of drugs or other controlled substances;
  • Content that displays drugs, drug consumption, or encourages others to make, use, or trade drugs or other controlled substances;
  • Content that sells, offers, trades, or solicits, provides information on how to buy drugs or other controlled substances;
  • Content that violates any law for the time being in force

Exception – We may provide  exceptions to content that displays firearms or other types of weapons in the following scenarios: in a fictional setting, as part of a museum’s collection, carried by a police officer, in a military parade, or used in a safe and controlled environment such as a shooting range.  We may allow exceptions for content that provides value to the public, such as educational, scientific, artistic, and newsworthy content. Any such exception shall be at the sole discretion of MPL.