Welcome to Fornume.com’s Help & Support page

Here you can find answers to our most frequently asked questions and learn about Fornume.com, how to use it, how to stay safe and get in touch with us.


About Our Policies


What types of things aren’t allowed on Fornume?

To see the full list and learn more about our policies.

Here are a few of the things that aren’t allowed on Fornume:

  • Fake or impostor profiles
  • Nudity or other sexually suggestive content
  • Hate speech, credible threats or direct attacks on an individual or group
  • Content that contains self-harm or excessive violence
  • Spam

What types of behavior does fornume identify as abusive?

The following behavior isn’t allowed on Fornume:

  • Posting things that don’t follow the Fornume (ex: threats, hate speech, graphic violence).
  • Using Fornume to bully, impersonate or harass anyone.
  • Abusing Fornume features (ex: sending friend requests to many people you don’t know). Overusing features could make other people feel uncomfortable or unsafe. As a result, we have limits in place to limit the rate at which you can use features.


Are firearm sales allowed on Fornume?

The purchase, sale or trade of firearms, ammunition and explosives between private individuals isn’t allowed on Fornume.com

Firearm shops and online retailers are allowed to engage in commercial activity involving firearms and ammunition on Facebook (ex: offering a gun for sale) as long as all applicable laws and regulations are followed.

What is considered a firearm in the list of regulated goods in Fornume Terms?

The purchase, sale or trade of firearms, ammunition and explosives between private individuals isn’t allowed on Fornume. This includes:

  • Rifles
  • Shotguns
  • Machine guns
  • Handguns
  • Pistols
  • Revolvers
  • Firearm receivers
  • Antique guns
  • Black powder firearms
  • Muzzle-loading firearms
  • BB guns
  • Airsoft guns
  • Air guns
  • Air rifles
  • Paintball markers
  • Firearm replicas
  • Non-functioning firearms
  • Curios and relics
  • Destructive devices such as bombs, grenades, rockets, missiles or mines
  • Ammunition components, such as blanks, bullets, bullet tips, casings, gun powder, primers, and shotgun shells

We understand that some of these items may not be legally regulated everywhere people use Fornume. In order to enforce our policies as fairly and consistently as possible, we use one broad set of standards for the entire Fornume community.

Does Fornume allow photos of mothers breastfeeding?

Yes. We agree that breastfeeding is natural and beautiful and we’re glad to know that it’s important for mothers to share their experiences with others on Fornume. The vast majority of these photos are compliant with our policies.

Please note that the photos we review are almost exclusively brought to our attention by other Fornume members who complain about them being shared on Fornume.

Does Fornume allow post-mastectomy photos?

Yes. We agree that undergoing a mastectomy is a life-changing experience and that sharing photos can help raise awareness about breast cancer and support the men and women facing a diagnosis, undergoing treatment or living with the scars of cancer. The vast majority of these kinds of photos are compliant with our policies.

Why does Fornume limit the use of certain features and what are the limits?

We have limits in place to prevent abuse of our features and to protect people from spam and harassment. For example, if someone is sending out a bunch of messages to people they aren’t friends with, they may be warned or temporarily blocked from sending messages.

Limits are based on different factors, like speed and quantity, but we can’t provide additional details on the rate limits that are enforced.

If you’re blocked from using a feature on Fornume,

Does Fornume consult with any external groups to inform its policies?

Yes, we regularly consult with external groups on a range of issues, including content policy, safety, privacy and data security. Experts on domestic violence and cyber-stalking sit on our Safety Advisory Board, a group of leading global safety organizations. We’re in regular conversation with this group and others about our content policies, particularly as they relate to groups that have historically faced violence and discrimination.

If you’d like to get in touch with us, go to Contact us.

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