Social media platform rules on firearms

Most major social media platforms prohibit posting firearms for sale.

Unfortunately you can't post a GunTab Checkout button on most social media platforms, or even discuss a firearm transaction. The largest platforms strictly prohibit firearm commerce.


"Do not organize, promote, or engage in ... the buying, selling, or trading of dangerous and regulated goods." (This includes "real firearms, ammunition, explosives, military-grade tactical gear," see the clarification.)
Discord Community Guidelines as of 2023-07-11


"Do not post ... Attempts to buy, sell, or trade, firearms, firearm parts, ammunition, explosives, or lethal enhancements except when posted by a Page, Group or Instagram profile representing legitimate brick-and-mortar entities"
Facebook Community Standards: Regulated Goods as of 2023-07-11


"... buying or selling firearms ... between private individuals ... are also not allowed."
Instagram Community Guidelines as of 2023-07-11


"We limit the distribution of or remove such content and accounts, including: Individuals and unlicensed retailers offering to sell, purchase or trade ... weapons, including firearms and accessories, firearm parts or attachments, or ammunition"
Pinterest Community Guidelines as of 2023-07-11


"You may not use Reddit to solicit or facilitate any transaction or gift involving ... Firearms, ammunition, explosives, legally controlled firearms parts or accessories (e.g., bump stock-type devices, silencers/suppressors, etc.), or 3D printing files to produce any of the aforementioned".
Reddit's policy against transactions involving prohibited goods or services as of 2023-07-11

Twitter Ads

"Twitter prohibits the promotion of weapons and weapon accessories globally."
Twitter Ads Policies as of 2023-07-11


"Content intended to sell firearms... is not allowed on YouTube."
YouTube policies on content featuring firearms as of 2023-07-11

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