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#1 » by J0E (m) (β1173) » October 19th, 2010, 8:12 pm
RULES

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In order to maximally utilize this community to your greatest advantage, and for the benefit of others, kindly take note of the following simple guidelines:

1. Start by introducing yourself, welcoming new members and helping others. Introduce yourself here now.

2. NO SPAM! :nospam: Spamming will only get you banned! - For all eternity! See what spam means here.

3. Obscene images and highly sexually oriented content are not encouraged!

4. Vulgar languages and sarcasm are a no no. You may not use dirty languages and insulting expressions.

5. Communicate in clear, concise language that will get your message across.

6. Post the right topic/discussion under the right forum/category - Don't litter the place! (If unsure, post under General Discussions. The Sentinels (moderators) will move it appropriately.

7. Participate! It is strongly recommended that you communicate by posting new topics, responding to existing ones, voting in polls, chatting, writing on friends walls and private-messaging! We, Besties are here primarily to communicate!

8. You DON'T have the right to remain silent, because you are free to express your opinions. Silence will surely get you inactive and eventually banned! Seriously.

9. Respect other members, especially the staff, and most importantly, adore "The Creator!"

10. Update your profile information by choosing/uploading your Avatar (profile picture), setting a signature and more! ( All these can be done @ your Profile Panel)

And many more to come....
Hoping you benefit greatly from your visit. Please feel free to contribute.

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Bestnaija wrote:In addition to breaking our forum rules found here, the following can get you banned from this community:

1. Posting in all Upper Case [Capital Letters]: This is synonymous to shouting and we don't welcome that as its not appealing to the eyes.
2. Intentional Double/Multiple Posting: Simply make your post in the right forum and interested ones are most likely to find it. Do not intentionally post same topic in different forums, it will get you banned.

If you mistakenly post a topic/post twice, edit the other one to something else.

The Bestnaija Rules
Bestnaija's purpose is to serve the public conversation. Violence, harassment and other similar types of behavior discourage people from expressing themselves, and ultimately diminish the value of global public conversation. Our rules are to ensure all people can participate in the public conversation freely and safely.

Safety
Violence: You may not threaten violence against an individual or a group of people. We also prohibit the glorification of violence.

Terrorism/violent extremism: You may not threaten or promote terrorism or violent extremism.

Child sexual exploitation: We have zero tolerance for child sexual exploitation on Bestnaija.

Abuse/harassment: You may not engage in the targeted harassment of someone, or incite other people to do so. This includes wishing or hoping that someone experiences physical harm.

Hateful conduct: You may not promote violence against, threaten, or harass other people on the basis of race, ethnicity, national origin, caste, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, religious affiliation, age, disability, or serious disease.

Suicide or self-harm: You may not promote or encourage suicide or self-harm.

Sensitive media, including graphic violence and adult content: You may not post media that is excessively gory or share violent or adult content within live video or in profile or header images. Media depicting sexual violence and/or assault is also not permitted.

Illegal or certain regulated goods or services: You may not use our service for any unlawful purpose or in furtherance of illegal activities. This includes selling, buying, or facilitating transactions in illegal goods or services, as well as certain types of regulated goods or services.

Privacy
Private information:
You may not publish or post other people's private information (such as home phone number and address) without their express authorization and permission. We also prohibit threatening to expose private information or incentivizing others to do so.

Non-consensual nudity: You may not post or share intimate photos or videos of someone that were produced or distributed without their consent.

Authenticity
Platform manipulation and spam:
You may not use Bestnaija’s services in a manner intended to artificially amplify or suppress information or engage in behavior that manipulates or disrupts people’s experience on Bestnaija.

Election integrity: Bestnaija is apolitical! You may not use Bestnaija’s services for the purpose of manipulating or interfering in elections. This includes posting or sharing content that may suppress voter turnout or mislead people about when, where, or how to vote.

Impersonation: You may not impersonate individuals, groups, or organizations in a manner that is intended to or does mislead, confuse, or deceive others.

Synthetic and manipulated media: You may not deceptively share synthetic or manipulated media that are likely to cause harm. In addition, we may flag posts containing synthetic and manipulated media to help people understand their authenticity and to provide additional context.

Copyright and trademark: You may not violate others’ intellectual property rights, including copyright and trademark.

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#2 » by Bestnaija (m) (β12500000) » February 26th, 2012, 11:22 am ✓Bestie
In addition to breaking our forum rules found here, the following can get you banned from this community:

1. Posting in all Upper Case [Capital Letters]: This is synonymous to shouting and we don't welcome that as its not appealing to the eyes.
2. Intentional Double/Multiple Posting: Simply make your post in the right forum and interested ones are most likely to find it. Do not intentionally post same topic in different forums, it will get you banned.

If you mistakenly post a topic/post twice, edit the other one to something else.

The Bestnaija Rules
Bestnaija's purpose is to serve the public conversation. Violence, harassment and other similar types of behavior discourage people from expressing themselves, and ultimately diminish the value of global public conversation. Our rules are to ensure all people can participate in the public conversation freely and safely.

Safety
Violence: You may not threaten violence against an individual or a group of people. We also prohibit the glorification of violence. Learn more about our violent threat and glorification of violence policies.

Terrorism/violent extremism: You may not threaten or promote terrorism or violent extremism.

Child sexual exploitation: We have zero tolerance for child sexual exploitation on Bestnaija. Learn more.

Abuse/harassment: You may not engage in the targeted harassment of someone, or incite other people to do so. This includes wishing or hoping that someone experiences physical harm.

Hateful conduct: You may not promote violence against, threaten, or harass other people on the basis of race, ethnicity, national origin, caste, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, religious affiliation, age, disability, or serious disease.

Suicide or self-harm: You may not promote or encourage suicide or self-harm.

Sensitive media, including graphic violence and adult content: You may not post media that is excessively gory or share violent or adult content within live video or in profile or header images. Media depicting sexual violence and/or assault is also not permitted.

Illegal or certain regulated goods or services: You may not use our service for any unlawful purpose or in furtherance of illegal activities. This includes selling, buying, or facilitating transactions in illegal goods or services, as well as certain types of regulated goods or services.

Privacy
Private information:
You may not publish or post other people's private information (such as home phone number and address) without their express authorization and permission. We also prohibit threatening to expose private information or incentivizing others to do so.

Non-consensual nudity: You may not post or share intimate photos or videos of someone that were produced or distributed without their consent.

Authenticity
Platform manipulation and spam:
You may not use Bestnaija’s services in a manner intended to artificially amplify or suppress information or engage in behavior that manipulates or disrupts people’s experience on Bestnaija.

Election integrity: Bestnaija is apolitical! You may not use Bestnaija’s services for the purpose of manipulating or interfering in elections. This includes posting or sharing content that may suppress voter turnout or mislead people about when, where, or how to vote.

Impersonation: You may not impersonate individuals, groups, or organizations in a manner that is intended to or does mislead, confuse, or deceive others.

Synthetic and manipulated media: You may not deceptively share synthetic or manipulated media that are likely to cause harm. In addition, we may flag posts containing synthetic and manipulated media to help people understand their authenticity and to provide additional context.

Copyright and trademark: You may not violate others’ intellectual property rights, including copyright and trademark.
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#3 » by Yehmmy (f) (β1502) » July 7th, 2012, 8:03 am
Rule number 8 is freaking me out.
J0e wrote:8. You DON'T have the right to remain silent, because you are free to express your opinions. Silence will surely get you inactive and eventually banned! Seriously.

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#4 » by NiceGuy (m) VIP (β3709) » April 13th, 2020, 9:37 am
We need to update these rules in flight of latest updates to Bestnaija. These rules may be outdated.
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I'm really not that nice... :mrgreen:

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#5 » by eMade (f) VIP (β1091676) » November 11th, 2020, 4:46 am
NiceGuy wrote:We need to update these rules in flight of latest updates to Bestnaija. These rules may be outdated.

Done sir.
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