Our Community Code

Netiquette

  • Follow the fact check instructions
  • Nobody can verify the content he/she posted himself/herself
  • Messages are distributed in the community at random so that no groups can influence the verification process
  • The upload/post etc. is published anonymously in the community
  • Respectful treatment
  • Pay attention to readability/intelligibility
  • Compliance with laws and regulations
  • Respect – use real names instead of nicknames
  • Avoid misunderstandings
  • Pay attention to net jargon (put “lol” and co. in quotesetc.)
  • No personal information

Introduction & Background

  • Follow the fact check instructions
  • Nobody can verify the content he/she posted himself/herself
  • Messages are distributed in the community at random so that no groups can influence the verification process
  • The upload/post etc. is published anonymously in the community

Compliance with

  • Conditions
  • GDPR compliance etc.
  • Legislation and laws

Community

  • Forums are not intended for discussion
  • Only source references are allowed/welcome
  • Objectivity before emotions – everyone is invited to deal with the issues objectively and critically

Sources

  • At least two users must provide sources
  • Subject reference – references must relate to the subject
  • Verifiable sources: a source is verifiable if it is publicly accessible. Accordingly, there are, for example, no links from closed forums, tips from the family doctor, etc. allowed
  • Quote correctly (e.g. full link including date and time)

Not allowed

  • Spam and advertising
  • Sharing of the same content several times is prohibited
  • No rating of the content or sources in the forum
  • (self-made videos for verification)