RiTribes is home to a variety of people, perspectives, ideas, and information. That is why we focus on giving every voice the power to impact the world by helping people see every side of a story as it unfolds. We have one set of rules for the millions of people who use RiTribes and the influencers who comment every day. To make RiTribes a safer platform, The RiTribes Rules incorporate the latest trends in online behavior, consider different cultural and social contexts, and help set expectations around what’s allowed on the platform. We uphold net neutrality for guidance and feedback on how to best present our policies to the world.
You may not engage in the targeted harassment of someone or encourage others to do so. We consider abusive behavior as an attempt to harass, intimidate, or silence someone else’s voice.
You may not post or share intimate photos or videos of someone that were produced or distributed without their consent.
You may not promote violence against, threaten, or harass other people on the basis of race, ethnicity, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, religious affiliation, age, disability, or serious disease. We will not permit any account to abuse or threaten others through their profile information, including their username, display name, or profile bio. If an account’s profile information includes a violent threat or multiple slurs, epithets, racist or sexist tropes, incites fear, or reduces someone to less than human, it will be permanently suspended.
Glorification of violence
Specific threats of violence or wishing for serious physical harm, death, or disease to an individual or group of people is in violation of our policies. We prohibit certain types of content that glorifies violence or the perpetrators of a violent act. This includes celebrating any violent act in a manner that may inspire others to replicate it or any violence where people were targeted because of their membership in a protected group. We will require offending comments to be removed and repeated violations will result in permanent suspension.
Violent extremist groups
We also prohibit accounts that affiliate with organizations that use or promote violence against civilians to further their causes. Groups included in this policy will be those that identify as such or engage in activity — both on and off the platform — that promotes violence. This policy does not apply to military or government entities and we will consider exceptions for groups that are currently engaging in (or have engaged in) peaceful resolution.
You may not use RiTribes’s services for the purpose of spamming anyone. Spam is generally defined on RiTribes as bulk or aggressive activity that attempts to manipulate or disrupt RiTribes or the experience of users on RiTribes to drive traffic or attention to unrelated accounts, products, services, or initiatives.
You may not portray another person in a confusing or deceptive manner in violation of the RiTribes Rules. Such accounts may be permanently suspended. However, parody, newsfeed, commentary and fan accounts are allowed when clearly marked.
We consider sensitive content to be graphic violence, adult content and hateful imagery. We consider graphic violence to be any form of gory media related to death, serious injury, violence, or surgical procedures. We consider adult content to be any media that is pornographic and/or may be intended to cause sexual arousal. We consider hateful imagery to be logos, symbols, or images whose purpose is to promote hostility and malice against others based on their race, religion, disability, sexual orientation, or ethnicity/national origin. This type of content cannot be displayed in profile images or headers. report profiles for violation.
Suicide or self-harm
You may not promote or encourage suicide or self-harm. When we receive reports that a person is threatening suicide or self-harm, we may take a number of steps to assist them, such as reaching out to that person and providing resources such as contact information for our locate local health establishments. If you see comments indicating that someone might harm himself or herself, you can let us know by filing a report.
If you’re in danger
If you feel you’re in physical danger or are seeing active abuse directed at you, here are two steps to take immediately. First, contact local law enforcement right away. Second, report the threat to RiTribes.
We don’t allow comments that disclose private information such as financial account details, unlisted street addresses, or Social Security or other national identity numbers. If publicly available information is being shared to harass or incite harassment, then we will take enforcement action.