Content Policy

Mainchan is, at its core, a free speech platform. That said, we still need to enforce some global standards to ensure that things run smoothly.

Site-wide Rules

By using this website (the "site"), you agree that you'll follow these rules, and understand that if we reasonably think you have not followed these rules, we may terminate your access to the site at our own discretion:

  • You will not post, discuss, request, upload or link to anything that violates local or United States law.
  • You will not engage in vote manipulation.
  • You will not post or request personal information of others.
  • You will not post or request sexual or suggestive content involving Minors.
  • You will not post or request involuntary pornography.
  • You will not encourage, incite or threaten others with violence.
  • You will not organize or participate in raids, brigades or other forms of organized harassment.
  • You will not attempt to evade punishment or avoid restrictions.
  • You will not distribute, publish, send, or facilitate the sending of unsolicited mass email or other messages, promotions, advertising, or solicitations (or “spam”).
  • You will not intentionally evade spam or post filters.
  • You will not abuse the reporting system with spam or false reports.
  • You will not break the site or do anything that interferes with the normal use of the site.
  • You will not impersonate a Mainchan administrator.
  • You will not post political, Not Safe For Work (NSFW) or disturbing (NSFL) content in subchans that do not allow these content types.
  • You will not post Not Safe For Work (NSFW) or disturbing (NSFL) comment images on posts that do not already contain these tags.

Please note that the admin team reserves the right to ban users or remove posts/comments for whatever reason they wish.

NSFW (Not Safe For Work) Content

Content involving nudity, pornography, or profanity that a reasonable viewer may not want to be seen accessing in a public or formal setting such as in a workplace should be tagged as NSFW.

NSFL (Not Safe For Life) Content

Content involving graphic or disturbing content that risks psychological trauma to those viewing it should be tagged as NSFL. This includes any form of discrimination against others due to immutable characteristics.

Political Content

Content that references a candidate, political party, elected or appointed government official, election, referendum, ballot measure, legislation, regulation, directive, or judicial outcome should be tagged as political.

Subchan Moderation

Individual communities may have additional rules in addition to our own. However, if we find that a Subchan's moderation team is not adequately enforcing Mainchan's site-wide rules, we may choose to remove its moderators.