Reddit User Agreement

Read our summary of Reddit's User Agreement.


  • Users must be at least 13 years old to access the Services.
  • Reddit can modify, suspend, or discontinue the Services at any time without notice.
  • Reddit provides a limited license to use their Services in compliance with the Terms.
  • Users may not use the Services to engage in illegal activities or violate intellectual property rights.
  • Users are responsible for the security of their own Reddit accounts.
  • Users retain ownership rights of their content but grant Reddit extensive licensing rights.
  • Reddit has the right to remove user content for any reason, including Terms violations.
  • The Services may include links to third-party content, which Reddit does not control.
  • Advertisements may be placed on the Services, including in connection with user content.
  • Moderators are volunteers and not Reddit employees, with limited support and rights.
  • Reddit has a policy to remove infringing material and may terminate repeat infringers' accounts.
  • Paid Services are governed by additional terms in the Premium and Virtual Goods Agreement.
  • Users are responsible for indemnifying Reddit against claims related to their use of the Services.
  • Reddit's liability is limited, and the Services are provided "as is" without warranties.
  • Terms may change, and continued use of the Services after changes implies agreement.
  • Reddit may terminate user accounts or access to the Services for any reason.

Things to watch out for

  • Reddit has broad rights to use and distribute content you post, which may include sharing with third parties.
  • Your account can be terminated for any reason, which could result in loss of access to the Services and your content.
  • Changes to the Terms may occur, and your continued use of the Services signifies acceptance of these changes.

AI recommendations

When using Reddit, it's important to understand the extensive rights you're granting to Reddit over your content. Be cautious about what you share, as it could be distributed or modified. Always secure your account with a strong password and consider enabling two-factor authentication to protect against unauthorized access. Keep in mind that Reddit can terminate your account at their discretion, so familiarize yourself with the content policies to avoid any potential issues.


What happens to the content I post on Reddit?

You retain ownership of your content, but you grant Reddit a broad license to use, distribute, and sublicense it, potentially beyond the platform.

Can Reddit change the Terms of Service without notifying me?

Reddit may change the Terms at any time and will attempt to notify users, but changes may occur without notice. Continued use of the Services after changes implies acceptance.

What should I do if I believe my content was wrongly removed by Reddit?

You can send a counter notification if you believe your content was removed due to a mistake or misidentification in a copyright or trademark notice.

(Last updated: 20th December, 2023)

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