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For safety reasons, publicly sharing pictures or videos of a person pointing a gun at someone else, even if the gun is fake or not loaded, is not permitted.

What is in violation of this guideline?

Examples include, but are not limited to:

  • Gun pointed at a visible person (not themselves)
  • Gun Insertion (e.g. mouth, vagina, anus)

What is not in violation of this policy?

Examples include:

  • Gun by itself
  • Posing with a gun
  • Pointing a gun but not at a person
  • Gun pointed directly at camera/viewer
  • Obvious toy gun (e.g. water pistol, super-soaker, cap gun)
  • Scene from a Hollywood movie
  • Blowing the top of a gun after shooting

How do I report a potential violation of this guideline?

You can report potential material in violation of this guideline as follows:

  1. Visit the page with the potentially offensive material
  2. Select "...", “more”, or “options”
  3. Select “Report”
  4. Select "Content Not Permitted"
  5. Select "Next"
  6. Add any additional information that you think is important
  7. Select "Report"

For more information, you can refer to Submitting a Report.

Who can report a potential violation of this guideline?

Any member who comes across potential gunpoint can report the content.

What happens if someone violates this guideline?

If someone posts a picture or video with visible gunpoint, the content is locked private.