Community Guidelines

1. Respectful Communication

  • Treat all community members with respect and kindness.
  • Refrain from using offensive, discriminatory, or hateful language.
  • Avoid personal attacks, harassment, or bullying of any kind.
  • Provide constructive and respectful feedback on others' work. Be open to receiving feedback on your own work and use it to improve.

2. Relevant and Authentic Content

  • Share content that is relevant to the community's focus on design and creative development.
  • Ensure your posts and comments add value to discussions and are related to the topics being discussed.
  • Share only content that you own or have permission to share.
  • Do not take credit for others' work or post copyrighted or trademarked content without permission.

3. No Spam

  • Avoid spamming the community with repetitive or irrelevant messages.
  • Self-promotion is allowed in moderation; focus on contributing meaningfully rather than just advertising your work.
  • Clearly label any promotional content or links.
  • Do not use likes, follows, or comments to draw attention to your account disingenuously.
  • Do not link to your own work in comments on other members' posts or ask for likes and follows.

4. Privacy and Personal Information

  • Protect your personal information and respect the privacy of others.
  • Do not share others' personal information without their consent.

5. Follow the Law

  • Do not support or praise terrorism, organized crime, or hate groups.
  • Do not offer or solicit illegal goods or services.
  • Comply with all applicable laws and regulations.

6. Appropriate Content

  • Do not post content that is sexually explicit, violent, illegal, pornographic, mature, racist, sexist, or otherwise inappropriate for a diverse audience.
  • Avoid sharing graphic images unless necessary for educational or awareness purposes, and include appropriate warnings.
  • Maintain a positive and supportive environment. Do not glorify self-injury or encourage others to harm themselves.

7. Profile Guidelines

  • Use accurate and up-to-date information when creating your account.
  • Do not replace your name with an email address, website URL, or keywords to attempt to appear higher in search results.
  • Do not include inappropriate content, profanity, or misleading information in your profile.

8. Reporting Issues

  • Use the built-in reporting option to report content or behavior that violates these guidelines.
  • Provide as much information as possible when reporting to help us address issues promptly.

9. Handling Disputes

  • Resolve disputes directly with other community members when possible.
  • Use the reporting system or contact support if you need assistance resolving a dispute.

10. Moderator Authority

  • Respect the decisions and authority of the community moderators.
  • Understand that moderators may take action on accounts or content that violate these guidelines, including removal or suspension.

11. Cooperation with Law Enforcement

  • We may work with law enforcement if there is a risk of physical harm or threat to public safety.

12. Serious Work Inquiries Only

  • Contact other members about serious work inquiries only, and personalize your messages.

By following these guidelines, we can ensure a positive, productive, and safe environment for all members of our community. Violation of these guidelines may result in content removal, account suspension, or other restrictions.

Thank you for helping us keep the community safe and respectful.