Community Guidelines

Terms of Service

Echode accounts are intended for members to share original photos or video that they themselves have permission to share.

These Community Guidelines are here to help you understand what it means to be a member of the Echode community. Your use of Echode is subject to these Community Guidelines.

You Should

  • Be kind.
    We're a diverse community of many types of people, who all have the right to feel comfortable and who may not think what you think, believe what you believe, or see what you see. So, be polite and respectful in your interactions with other members.
  • Only upload content you own or have permission to use.
    Respect the copyright of others. This means don't steal photos or videos and try to pass them off as your own.
  • Have Fun!
    This is your community. Celebrate your culture, be social, and share stories that matter to you. Don't be afraid to participate, create new experiences, and expand your horizons!

You should not

We like to to be open. However, if we discover you to be in violation of any of the guidelines listed below, we will take action, which may include deleting your account without warning.

  • Don't upload anything that isn't yours.
    This includes other people's photos, video, and/or stuff you've copied or collected from around the Internet. Accounts that contribute such content may be deleted.
  • Don't be innapropriate.
    Echode is committed to providing open and transparent historical and cultural documentation. This might include content that is disturbing, violent, and vulgar...Please don’t post pornography, hate speech, or other overtly offensive or illegal content. If you do, your account will be deleted immediately.
  • Don't upload content that is illegal or prohibited.
    If we find you doing that, your account will be deleted and we'll take appropriate action, which may include reporting you to the authorities.
  • Be kind.
    Echode is not a venue for you to harass, abuse, spam, impersonate, or intimidate others. If we receive a valid complaint about your conduct, we'll delete your account immediately.
  • Don't use Echode for commercial activity.
    Echode is a community for people to share, explore, and learn. You will not access, use, or exploit Echode or Echode content for any commercial purposes.

By Way of Conclusion

If you don't feel that you can abide by our Community Guidelines as outlined above, maybe Echode isn't for you. We've crafted these guidelines to ensure that everyone within the Echode community feels comfortable and has a good time.

If you have any questions or comments, we'd love to hear from you. Please feel free to send us an email at

Last updated July, 2015