PEN PALS® Community Guidelines

Updated 09/22/2017

Pen Pals is intended to be a friendly and safe way to interact with interesting people all over the world. By following these guidelines, you can help everyone, from all walks of life, feel welcome in the Pen Pals community. Any messages you send should be respectful and kind. In return, you’ll be embraced by a friendly and welcoming community of interesting people from around the world.

New messages you send are delivered to people of all ages, backgrounds and cultures. Your messages should be appropriate for this type of audience. Don't use an offensive username. Don’t send anything illegal. Don’t spam people or send offensive or sexual messages.

Content We Love

Interesting messages.

Respectful messages.

Happy messages.

Kind messages.

Helpful messages.

Beautiful photos you took.

Content We Don't Allow

Inappropriate content of any kind.

Offensive content related to minors.

Personally identifiable information.

Cyber-bullying, threats or harassment of any kind.


Invasions of privacy.


Illegal activity.

Failure to follow these guidelines will result in temporary and/or permanent bans on the Pen Pals platform without further notice. We reserve the right to update these guidelines at any time.

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