Guidance

SayScape is a platform built to promote fair and equitable conversation while protecting the rights of those who chose to be a part of the community. This includes the right to free speech and expression while also keeping in mind that one person's rights do not overshadow others.

Will there need to be judgement calls? Yes

Will there be people who disagree with decisions made? Yes

There are millions of possible situations that could arise. We cannot account for every specific, possible scenario, nobody can. We will always strive to do what is best for the community and the users of SayScape. To aid in this, we do provide features for users to self exclude content they do not wish to see or to avoid users. Please use them!

  • Mute User(s)

  • Block User(s)

  • Blacklist any keyword/hashtag (any post containing the word(s) will not show in your timeline)

 

 

Below you will find SayScape’s policies and guidance pertaining to the following items.

  1. Impersonations vs Parody

  2. Copyright or Trademark violations

  3. Unlawful conduct

  4. Extreme sexual content

  5. Unsolicited graphic/sexual private messages

  6. Sexualizing of a minor

  7. Restrictions in private verified veterans and first responder feeds

 

 

1. Impersonations vs Parody is defined by the following:

  • Impersonations, is any account created with the intent to purposefully portray yourself as another individual, business, or organization in an official capacity without their permission.

    • Any account that meets the conditions of an impersonation will be removed

  • Parody, is any account created in the likeness of an individual, business, or organization with the intent to make fun of, promote, idolize, or otherwise while making it clear they are not the individual, business, or organization represented.

    • Parody accounts MUST have (Parody) at the beginning of their display name.

    • Accounts that do not comply with the above will receive a warning through email, private message, and/or public post to meet guidelines otherwise the account will be removed.

 

2. Copyright or Trademark violations which is prohibited is defined by the following:

  • The use of works protected by copyright law without permission for a usage where such permission is required, thereby infringing certain exclusive rights granted to the copyright holder, such as the right to reproduce, distribute, display or perform the protected work, or to make derivative works.

  • A violation of the exclusive rights attached to a trademark without the authorization of the trademark owner or any licensees (provided that such authorization was within the scope of the license).

 

3. Unlawful conduct which is prohibited is defined by the following:

  • Threatening physical harm directly or indirectly to another person

  • Inciting violence on another person(s)

  • Attempting to create or propagate terrorist ideals and/or organizations

  • Encouraging self harm

  • Planning or encouraging the destruction and/or theft of property

  • Attempting to buy and/or sell illegal drugs

  • Any content related to aiding, supporting, or masking human trafficking

  • Releasing personal, non-public information about a person without consent (doxxing)

  • Pictures, images, video containing illegal activity including but not limited to murder, rape, drug use

  • Any other items cover under US criminal law and the state law where you reside

 

4. Extreme sexual content which is prohibited is defined as the following:

  • Pictures, images or videos depicting sexual penetration of any kind

  • Pictures, images or videos depicting fellatio or cunnilingus

  • Pictures, images or videos depicting masturbation

  • Pictures, images or videos involving rape or implied sexual assault

  • Pictures, images or videos that include close ups of genitalia

 

5. Unsolicited graphic/sexual private messages:

  • Sending another user unsolicited private messages that are sexual in nature or contain graphic nudity/sexual content, is prohibited.

    • With valid proof, a user found to be doing this will be dealt with and possibly removed from access to SayScape.

 

6. Strict policy - this is your only warning!

        Any content, images, video, or text, displaying and/or implying sexual activity or sexualizing of a minor (person under the age of 18) will be met with zero tolerance.

        Any user found to be posting such content will be removed and banned from SayScape. If severe enough, we will work with authorities to seek prosecution

 

7. Restrictions in private verified veterans and first responder feeds

  • Taking screen shots of the feed, or any content  inside the feed, and posting in public (on SayScape or anywhere else) is prohibited and may lead to removal of access to the feed(s)

  • Do not discuss classified information anywhere in the private feeds, private messages, and/or public feed.

  • All other guidance listed in this document, also pertains to the private feeds

If you have any questions or concerns regarding any of these terms, please feel free to reach out to us by email support@sayscape.com

or on SayScape @SayScapeSupport