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For the safety and well being of our members, we do not allow groups devoted to bug chasing or gifting.

What is in violation of this guideline?

Examples include, but are not limited to:

  • Groups devoted to bug chasing and gifting

What is not in violation of this guideline?

Examples include:

  • Looking for others who have an STI
  • Stating that you are positive for an STI
  • Self-identifying as a bug chaser or gifter

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”, then select “Report”
  3. Select "Content Not Permitted"
  4. Select "Next"
  5. Add any additional information that you think is important
  6. Select "Report"

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

Who can report a potential violation of this guideline

Anyone who comes across content they believe might fall under this guideline.

What happens if someone violates this guideline?

If we believe the content is in violation of the guideline, the content is removed.