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Adult Content, Not Safe For Work (NSFW) Content & Unsuitable Content

How to enable Adult Content on your account

By default, adult content will be covered with a warning when viewing 500px. If you'd like to skip this warning and enable the viewing of adult content on your account, go to your Settings and scroll down to the bottom right hand side of the panel to enable the Display Adult Content option, then click Save.

Definition of Adult Content

In order to maintain a safe and inclusive environment for people from all walks of life, we ask that adult content be labeled accurately in order to cater to the preferred experience of our entire community. Adult content includes, but is not necessarily limited to nudity, or partial nudity (both front and back side) with or without sexual implications. Adult Content may also include shocking or disturbing images, such as violence or blood, not typically suitable suitable for viewers under the age of 18. Your avatar or cover photo should also not contain any adult content.

Definition of NSFW (Not Safe For Work) Content

NSFW Content is best defined as any content exhibiting the same parameters as Adult Content, but also includes other genres involving sensitive topics. As the title suggests, any content not suitable for viewing in the workplace should have the Adult Content filter applied. 

*Breasts in the context of breast-feeding a child or showing post-mastectomy scarring are not considered adult content.


Adult Content Photos on Mobile Apps

Apps follow whatever Adult Content setting you have on the website. If you have chosen to Display Adult Content in 500px.com/settings then you will see adult photos in the Apps as well, but only in the Profile and Following pages. In order to make our apps available to everyone, and continue to build an inclusive community that puts our photographers and their work first, we filter adult content out of the public streams on our iOS and Android apps. The content is still visible in users’ Profiles and in the Following stream.

How does Adult Content affect Pulse?
The Pulse algorithm takes adult content into account to ensure an enjoyable experience for all 500px users. This results in better variety in the Popular and Upcoming sections. 

Adult Content Moderation
We have a team of photo moderators that monitor the site. We also have an automated moderation system. If a photo is reported for being improperly marked as Adult Content by a member of the 500px community, a moderator will look at the photo to determine if it is Adult Content or not. If you feel your photo was incorrectly labelled Adult or removed from 500px, please email help@500px.com. We're always happy to give a photo another look.
 
Unsuitable Content
We do not allow visual material containing the description or display of sexual organs or activity on 500px. This may include vaginas, penises or anuses. Excessive gore, violence and any form of illegal activity (depending on the context to which it has been uploaded) is also prohibited. If this type of content is found on your 500px account, it will be removed and you will be warned. Multiple warnings will lead to your account being banned. 
 
It's important to recognize that the filtering or removal of content on 500px is the sole discretion of our moderators. As per our Terms of Service, our moderators reserve the right to filter and/or remove content at anytime without detailed explanation. 
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    Ahmed Elsonne

    I cant enable it in ios

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    bappuvavad

    enable browse adult content

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    Jordy Gerrits

    For some reason adult content doesn't show in my app even though my account settings are set to display adult content.

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    Chris Spracklen

    It doesn't work! Please take action on pornographic images more swiftly and uphold the values these values that you, yourselves, have stated 

    Unsuitable Content
    We do not allow visual material containing the description or display of sexual organs or activity on 500px. This may include vaginas, penises or anuses. Excessive gore or violence is also prohibited. If this type of content is found on your 500px account, it will be removed and you will be warned. Multiple warnings will lead to your account being banned.

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