Last Updated September 2023
Here’s the thing about humans: When we get together, it’s beautiful, but it can also get messy. Sometimes it’s beautiful because it’s messy. Since Clubhouse is a place where friends speak freely, and talk about everything from potatoes to politics, we figured we’d better take the time to write out some ground rules. These guidelines exist so that everyone can feel as safe and comfortable as possible on Clubhouse (even when we’re having hard conversations). Whenever you are swapping stories, making new friends, or chatting live, you’re agreeing to follow the guidelines listed here, and to encourage others not to violate them, too.
That’s one of the great things about friendship and community— people help each other, and hold one another accountable. We’re impressed with how respectful, kind, and generous people are with one another in the Clubhouse. Because of this, the overwhelming majority of conversations take place without incident. If you do see or hear something that breaks these community rules, please report it to us so we can take a look. Reports can lead our team to take a number of steps depending on the severity, including issuing a warning, removing the content, or removing someone’s account entirely.
Ok, enough with the preamble. Let’s get into it!
The sexualization of or solicitation of minors, and any content that may endanger their welfare is not allowed on Clubhouse. This includes the sharing of suggestive, sexual, mature, graphic, abusive, or otherwise inappropriate content with minors. Where appropriate, we report child endangerment to the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC).
We don’t permit the use of our app to intimidate, threaten, or egregiously insult members of the Clubhouse community—or to encourage others to do so. Additionally, harassing conduct can include mocking the deceased or victims of tragedies, making lewd propositions at another user, or altering the photo of another user with intent to humiliate them. Doxxing, or the disclosure of an individual’s personally identifiable information, is also strictly prohibited and will lead to a permanent suspension.
Don’t spread harmful health misinformation, spread misinformation for the purpose of making money, or for the purpose of manipulating or interfering in elections or other civic processes. The promotion of "synthetic" or manipulated media that is intended or likely to cause harm is also prohibited.
Don’t incite hatred or discriminate against people based on things like race, religion, national origin, caste, age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, or disability. This includes, but is not limited to, slurs, insults, and harmful conspiracy theories. Accounts whose purpose is to promote hateful conduct are absolutely prohibited, as are hate organizations.
Users are not allowed to share illegal content or use Clubhouse to conduct any unauthorized or illegal activities, promote illegal activities, or to sell or market highly regulated goods and services, including providing instructional material to make or produce this content at home. We also prohibit the use of scam tactics to solicit money or private financial information, investment and financial schemes, or raiding funds directed towards individuals or organizations that may violate our guidelines. This includes selling or attempting to sell goods, services, or digital currencies that promise certain returns on investment or getting far more value than what someone puts in.
Don’t engage in any conversations or upload any content that violates any intellectual property or other proprietary rights. If content violates your trademark, please notify us by following these instructions, and copyright complaints can be filed through this form. We will only investigate requests that are submitted by the rights-holder or their authorized representative.
We don’t allow sexual imagery or nude photographs. Adult-themed conversations should not violate our other policies around child safety and sexual exploitation.