Legal Documents

Facebook Technologies Ireland Limited (the applicable entity if you reside in the European region) and Facebook Technologies LLC (the applicable entity if you reside anywhere outside of the European region) (collectively, “Facebook Technologies” or “we” or “us”) own and/or operate various websites, applications, social media pages, and other online platforms (collectively, “Sites”) which allow you to submit, post, upload, publish, email, send, or otherwise transmit, content, including, but not limited to, text, images, photos, videos, sounds, virtual reality environments or features, software and other information and materials (collectively, "User Content"). Additionally, Facebook Technologies may from time to time reach out to social media users to request permission to feature certain User Content on our Sites by requesting that the user reply to a message with a specific hashtag. By submitting User Content on our Sites and/or responding to our request with the required hashtag, you agree to these User Generated Content Terms and Conditions (“Terms”).

Unless otherwise agreed to, we do not claim any ownership rights in or to your User Content. If you use content covered by intellectual property rights that we have made available through our Sites (for example, images, designs, videos, or sounds we provide that you add to content you create or share on the Sites), we retain all rights to that content (but not yours).

By submitting User Content, you grant Facebook Technologies and its affiliated companies, agents, licensees, sublicensees, successors, and third-party service providers (collectively, “Licensees”) a worldwide, non-exclusive, transferable, royalty-free, and fully sublicensable (i.e. we can grant this right to others) right to use, copy, display, store, adapt, publicly perform, and distribute such User Content in any manner to be determined in the Licensee’s sole discretion. This right ends when you delete your User Content or your account unless your User Content has been shared with others, and they have not deleted it. You waive and agree not to assert any moral rights, and all similar and analogous rights, wherever in the world arising, in your User Content. If the User includes music, you agree to our Music Guidelines (

You are solely responsible for the User Content you make available through the Sites and you represent and warrant that (a) you either are the sole and exclusive rights owner of all User Content that you provide, or you have obtained all rights, licenses, permissions, consents and releases that are necessary to grant to Facebook Technologies the rights specified in this section; (b) the provision of your User Content, and our subsequent use of such User Content, will not infringe, misappropriate or violate any third party’s patent, copyright, trademark, trade secret, moral rights or other proprietary or intellectual property rights, or rights of publicity or privacy, or result in the violation of any applicable laws or regulations; (c) your User Content does not violate our Code of Conduct (; and (d) you are at least 18 years of age or older.

Facebook Technologies does not endorse or guarantee the opinions, views, advice, or recommendations posted or sent by users. Facebook Technologies has no responsibility or liability for User Content made available through the Sites, and we have no obligation to screen, edit or monitor such content. However, we do reserve the right, and have absolute discretion, to remove, screen or edit User Content at any time and for any reason.

In the event you are a developer who submits User Content to Facebook Technologies, you acknowledge and agree that our agreements with you as a developer may supersede this section of the Terms.

In addition to these Terms, you will be subject to additional terms and conditions, policies, and guidelines for any User Content posted to the Sites, including without limitation those set forth at In the event of any conflict between these Terms and any other terms and conditions, policies, or guidelines, these Terms shall govern for matters related to User Content.

You may not assign these Terms or any of the rights granted hereunder without the prior written consent of Facebook Technologies, and any attempted assignment without such consent shall be void. We reserve the right to modify these Terms from time to time without notice and you are responsible for reviewing these Terms to ensure that you are apprised of any changes. The Sites are made available to you “as is” and without representations or warranties of any kind. Any failure by Facebook Technologies to insist upon or enforce performance by you of any of the provisions of these Terms or to exercise any rights or remedies under these Terms or otherwise by law will not be construed as a waiver or relinquishment of any right to assert or rely upon the provision, right or remedy in that or any other instance; rather, the provision, right or remedy will be and remain in full force and effect. If any provision of these Terms is be deemed unlawful, void, or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision will be deemed severable from these Terms and will not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions.