imo Community Guidelines

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imo is a global audio and video communication platform with instant messaging features, which enables users to stay in touch with their families and friends, sharing their life moments, anytime and anywhere. As a worldwide leading social platform, imo has established meaningful connections for hundreds of millions of users.

imo has been committed to creating a safe and friendly community at all times. We continue to provide our users with more exciting features, enriching their experience even more. We do hope that you will join us in building a harmonious, authentic, and safe place for communication.

imo takes your privacy very seriously. However, to avoid malicious acts such as posting harmful content that could impact our community, we have deployed advanced artificial intelligence technology to identify public content 24/7. Harmful contents identified by AI machines will be deleted and, for more serious cases, accounts will be blocked temporarily or deleted permanently according to the specific guidelines.

We encourage all imo community members to adhere to the following community guidelines:

Safety

Child sexual exploitation: We have zero-tolerance for child sexual exploitation on imo, including, but not limited to, speech and acts like spreading child nudity content, inciting underage users to commit crimes, etc. Accounts will be permanently suspended if cases are confirmed.

Learn more about the age limit on imo.

Pornographic or adult content: Please do not produce or distribute any media that is pornographic or intended to cause sexual arousal within areas that is highly visible on imo. Relevant content will be removed and accounts may be temporarily or permanently suspended if cases are confirmed.

Terrorism/violent extremism: Please do not produce or distribute any media that promotes terrorism or violent extremism, including but not limited to terrorism or extremism tendencies, statements, photographs of terrorist leaders, media content related to hostage-taking by extremists, bloody violence content, etc. Relevant content will be removed and accounts may be temporarily or permanently suspended if cases are confirmed.

Publicize/organize crime: You may not use our service to promote or advocate any criminal behavior in any form, including but not limited to: violence, theft, fraud, etc. Relevant content will be removed and accounts may be temporarily or permanently suspended if cases are confirmed.

Hateful speech: imo embraces diversity as users come from different places of the world. We encourage every community member to interact and communicate with people from various backgrounds. Please do not attack anyone based on their race, ethnicity, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, religious affiliation, disabilities, or diseases. Relevant content will be removed and accounts may be temporarily or permanently suspended if cases are confirmed.

Plagiarism: imo encourages and protects the production of original content to preserve the right of imo creators. Please do not copy or remake original posts without the permission of others. Relevant content will be removed and accounts may be temporarily or permanently suspended if cases are confirmed.

Privacy

Private information: You are discouraged to publish or post other people’s private information without their express authorization and permission. This information includes but not limited to: personal IDs, contacts, bank accounts, home, and school address, etc. Relevant content will be removed and accounts may be temporarily or permanently suspended if cases are confirmed.

Authenticity

Impersonation: imo community prohibits users from impersonating other individuals, brands, or organizations that are intended to deceive or defraud others, including but not limited to impersonating other users, celebrities, or imo officials, directing users to transfer money offline, or helping another user to top up credits, etc. Your accounts may be temporarily or permanently suspended if cases are confirmed.

Spam messages: Please do not spam or use any other similar types of messaging manipulation in group chat, or other highly visible text interacting areas within imo. These messages include but are not limited to adult-themed content, deceptive content, gibberish, harassment, profanity, phishing, gambling, or pornographic links. Your accounts may be temporarily or permanently suspended if cases are confirmed.

Cheating: imo takes hard action in cracking down cheating, including but not limited to: cheating on interactive data, such as fake followers, views, comments, and likes. Relevant data will be removed and accounts may be temporarily or permanently suspended if cases are confirmed.

We value each and every community member on imo and especially their feedback. If you find something that violates our community guidelines, please help us by clicking on the report button on relevant features. Our 24/7 global team reviews these reports and removes content and accounts that do not meet our guidelines. If you find something that you disliked but did not violate our guidelines, please click on dislike buttons instead, or block other users. However, please do not maliciously report others.

Much of the harmful content can also be removed through mutual guidance and communication among community members. For example, if you find a user sending violated content in a group chat message, you can just persuade the user to stop posting or contact the group administrator for help.

Finally, if you find any potential criminal activities to be organized offline, please retain valid evidence and contact local law enforcement in a timely manner.

Please join us to build a harmonious, authentic, and safe community for everyone.

The imo team.