PicsArt was founded on the belief that there’s a creator in all of us. We
believe everyone should have a way to make and share awesome content in a
welcoming and safe environment. Those beliefs are the foundation of our
Community Guidelines, which outline what we do and do not allow on PicsArt.
Along with our
As part of that commitment, we remove content that violates our Community
Guidelines and restrict or ban accounts with severe or repeated violations. In
certain circumstances, we will also report the accounts to relevant
authorities and law enforcement. Determining whether the Community Guidelines
have been violated can be very nuanced, and we reserve the right to make
decisions we believe are appropriate for the PicsArt community.
Our Community Guidelines apply to everyone and to everything shared on
PicsArt. We update them periodically based on community behavior, emerging
issues, and user reports. In that way, you are an important part of helping us
maintain a safe, open, and authentic shared space.
Nudity and sexually explicit content
PicsArt isn’t a place for nudity or pornography, nor accounts dedicated to
sexual activity. Do not post nude, sexually explicit or pornographic content,
including illustrated or computer-generated content of that nature. This
- Sexual intercourse or acts.
- Sexual fetishes.
- Sexual exploitation.
- Sexual arousal.
- Simulated sexual acts.
In some cases we may permit partial nudity shared in a non-sexualized nature.
These cases typically are shared for the purposes of raising awareness,
advocacy, education, or documentary.
We are deeply committed to minor safety and have zero tolerance for content
and other acts that jeopardize the safety of children.
Do not post content that depicts or promotes the sexual exploitation of
children, including illustrated or computer-generated content of that
nature. We report such content to relevant legal authorities and law
enforcement. This includes content:
- Depicting sexual activity involving minors.
- Depicting sexual fetishism or arousal involving minors.
Depicting sexually suggestive language objectifying or otherwise
Do not post links to third-party sites that host material involving the
sexual exploitation of minors.
Do not post content depicting child abuse or the infliction of physical or
emotional trauma on a minor.
Do not follow or like users on our platform in order to make sexual remarks
or engage in grooming behavior, including building an emotional relationship
with a minor for the purposes of sexual abuse, exploitation, or trafficking.
We have minimum age requirements to use PicsArt, as stated in our
from our platform.
Harassment and bullying
We believe psychological safety and wellbeing are necessary for learning and
creative expression. PicsArt isn’t a place for degrading, shaming, insulting,
or antagonizing others.
- Do not post content intended to degrade or shame.
- Do not post content that incites violence or coordinated harassment.
Do not post content that wishes death, disease, physical harm, or other harm
to a person.
Do not post content that glorifies violent tragedies or disparages victims.
We believe in diversity and want PicsArt to be a place of inclusion and
respect. Do not post content that discriminates against, attacks, or promotes
or incites hatred, harm, or violence towards, individuals or groups based on
following protected attributes:
- National origin or immigration status.
- Religious affiliation.
- Gender identity.
- Sexual orientation.
- Disability (physical or mental).
This includes content:
Depicting logos, symbols, flags, slurs, negative stereotypes, uniforms,
salutes, gestures, caricatures, illustrations, or names of individuals
related to hateful ideologies.
Condoning, idolizing, or trivializing violent events that have occurred or
may occur based on someone’s membership in a protected attribute.
Denying well-documented factual events have taken place or portraying such
events as hoaxes or conspiracy theories.
- Glorifying, commending, or idolizing perpetrators of violent events.
Dehumanizing or degrading individuals or groups based on a protected
Justifying or promoting exclusions or segregation of individuals or groups
based on a protected attribute.
- Reinforcing harmful or negative stereotypes.
We may permit certain content for historical, documentary, or educational
PicsArt isn’t a place for graphic violence. Do not post violent content
involving humans or animals, including illustrated or computer-generated
content, that is excessively vivid, gruesome, gory, or shocking. This includes
Depicting footage of war, car crashes and other accidents, decapitations,
suicide, terrorism, murder, or executions.
- Depicting wounds where the injury is the core focus.
- Depicting the torture, skinning, or slaughter of animals.
We may permit certain content for historical, tribute, condolence, or
Dangerous organizations and individuals
PicsArt isn’t a place for groups or individuals that promote violence, hate,
terrorism, crime, or other harmful behavior. We remove content and ban
accounts affiliated with gangs, terrorist organizations, cult communities,
organized crime, and other violent extremist groups. This includes content:
- Depicting hand signals representing gang affiliation.
Depicting names, flags, slogans, monikers, logos, and other identifiers
associated with such groups.
Depictions that glorify or praise leaders or members associated with these
Illegal activity, regulated goods, and controlled substances
We remove content and ban accounts that promote any form of criminal activity.
Do not use our platform to buy, sell, or trade regulated goods and other
controlled substances, including drugs, alcohol, cigarettes,
pharmaceuticals, weapons, toxic substances, and counterfeit goods.
Do not post content that provides instruction on or otherwise promotes
criminal activity, such as swatting, vehicular break-in and theft, or
fraudulent money making schemes.
Do not post content advertising illegal goods or services, such as the sale
of drugs, escort services, or prostitution.
Do not use our platform for human trafficking or any related activities.
We reserve the right to report any such violations to law enforcement
Self-injury and self-harm
PicsArt isn’t a place for encouraging, normalizing, or glorifying suicide,
eating disorders, substance abuse, or other harmful acts.
- Do not post content glorifying self-inflicted wounds.
Do not post content depicting instructions on how to commit self-harm.
Do not post content depicting body changes promoting eating habits that are
likely to cause self-harm.
Do not post content depicting the use of drugs and other controlled
Do not post content depicting instructions on how to obtain, make, use, or
sell illegal substances.
- Do not post suicide or self-harm challenges.
We believe sharing or threatening to share private information is a form of
abuse. Do not post content, make comments, or otherwise share information that
discloses the private information of others. This includes:
Contact information, such as email address, residential address, telephone
number, or photographs of a person’s residence.
Sensitive personal information, such as national identification numbers,
passport numbers, drivers licenses, or username and password logins.
Financial information, such as credit card numbers, or credit card and bank
Authenticity and platform integrity
We want the creator experience on PicsArt and in our community to be
trustworthy and authentic. Do not:
Create, spread, or engage in spammy behavior of any kind for any reason,
including creating inauthentic accounts, accounts en masse via manual or
automated means, or new accounts if you have been banned under these
Create accounts to impersonate people or organizations for the purpose of
Create, post, or share synthetic or manipulated content (deepfakes) that may
confuse, mislead, or deceive others.
Post misleading information meant to incite harm, fear, panic, or disrupt
Post comments or content to divert web traffic to destinations that are
unsafe, deceptive, pornographic, or otherwise commercial in nature.
Artificially increase views, votes, likes, followers, shares, comments,
Remixes, or Replays.
Upload or distribute files that contain malware, spyware, or other materials
that are malicious or harmful to the PicsArt service or others.
We encourage everyone to create and share their creations with the community,
and to Remix, Replay, edit, and use content that other creators have shared
with the community for those purposes. Do not upload, post, or share content
that violates or infringes on someone else’s copyright, trademark, or other
intellectual property rights.
Learn how to report copyright infringement
if you believe someone has used your work without permission.