Eight/Community Guidelines

Community Guidelines

Last Updated on: April 10th, 2024


Vision behind Eight

Eight (“Eight”) is a platform created by Eight Network Creations Private Limited (“We / Company / Us”) to provide users an uninterrupted and safe space to stream and consume audio content without having to worry about unjust solicitation of any personal or proprietary information (“Service(s)”). The possibilities with Eight are endless – become a virtual DJ by streaming your original music or select music from our list of onboarded artists, voice out opinions, become a podcaster, or just simply gossip. Eight enables lesser-known artists to gain followership or virality through inherent network effect in play.

We created the Community Guidelines so you can help us foster and protect this amazing community. By using Eight, you agree to these guidelines and our Terms of Use. We’re committed to these guidelines and we hope you are too. Overstepping these boundaries may result in deleted content, disabled accounts, or other restrictions as we may deem fit. Any user of Eight should keep in mind the following key principles:

  • Be Yourself: Use your authentic names, don’t impersonate any other person/brand/entity.
  • Be Respectful:  Respect each and every person on the platform. Don’t abuse or humiliate.
  • Be Inclusive: Welcome diverse people and perspectives. Do not discriminate over gender, identity, caste, tribe, religion, values, race or ethnicity (This is not exhaustive). Any type of discrimination is a violation.
  • No Copyright Infringement: Do not violate any intellectual property or other proprietary rights.

The integrity and safety of our Community and our users means a lot to us. In order to keep the Community as efficient and helpful as possible, we expect you to observe these guidelines which includes the following:

  1. Post/share content that is original and/or for which you have a right to post / share the same.
  2. Be careful about the information that you post. Keep in mind that your posts will be available for all users of the Eight.
  3. Always use appropriate and respectful language when you post any content and/or be part of any podcast / station started by any user. Avoid racist, sexist, abusive, harassing, defamatory, pornographic, threatening, obscene, condescending or otherwise offensive language that could be considered detrimental to other users, or Eight employees or moderators.
  4. Do not post links to malware, trojan viruses, or otherwise malicious content.
  5. Do not spam any of the users while using the services of the Company. 
  6. Do not run your own contests in this Community.
  7. Do not use any Eight logo or trade name as your avatar or user name, or otherwise pose as a Eight employee or moderator when posting on Eight .

Please always be respectful when using the website/application, and do not post of any Content which, in the sole discretion of Eight:

  1. is offensive, abusive, threatening, harassing, defamatory, pornographic, obscene, condescending;
  2. is illegal, or intended to promote or commit an illegal act of any kind, including but not limited to, violations of intellectual property rights, privacy rights or proprietary rights;
  3. includes personal data of third parties or is intended to solicit such personal data;
  4. includes malicious content, such as malware, trojan horses or viruses;
  5. includes your or any other user’s password;
  6. involves the transmission of unsolicited mass mailing or “spamming”, or junk mail, chain letters or similar;
  7. involves commercial or sales activities, such as advertising, contests, sweepstakes, or pyramid schemes;
  8. links or references to commercial products or services;
  9. interferes with or disrupts the Community; or
  10. otherwise conflicts with the Community Terms or these Guidelines.

Please note that these key principles are high-level guidelines only. If you are interested in knowing what can get you kicked off from Eight, read the complete instructions below:



Shows on Eight takes place in “Stations”. There will be station owners and listeners. Below are some of the best practices and capabilities for each role.


Station Owner

By default, the person who starts the station is a station owner. Everyone else joins in the audience as a listener and must be invited up if they wish to speak as a speaker. Station owner can:

  1. Speak their heart out and engage with the listeners.
  2. Play music and audio SFX from Eight Inventory.
  3. Upload their original audio content and play it to entertain listeners (
  4. Chat with the listeners
  5. Pin a message or any link to their original work/social media.
  6. Pass the mic to any of the listeners as a guest speaker.
  7. Invite listener as a guest speaker, can converse with the station owner expanding the breadth and depth of conversation and diversity in voices as well as opinions.
  8. Direct Message to any of the listeners or guest speakers. Do not harass or violate any community guidelines in Direct Message.



When you tap to join a station, you enter the audience. This means you are a listener!

As a listener on Eight, you should relax and enjoy the show. In other words:

  1. You can chat with other listeners or station owner.
  2. Raise your hand to get invited on the stage as a guest speaker.
  3. Direct Message a friend or any person tuned in the station. Do not harass or violate any community guidelines in Direct Message.
  4. Discover new people and other stations while you are listening; tap around and learn more about the people tuned in. It’s a good way to explore.
  5. Enjoy multitasking: Don’t worry about splitting attention between Eight and work, hobbies, chores, or any other task. People engage in other things while are on Eight. The platform is designed to entertain you while being in the background.
  6. Come and leave the station at your will. You can join or leave as you please without offending anyone, you won’t set off any alerts when you leave.



When you use Eight, you agree to follow the below-mentioned rules. You also agree not to encourage others to violate the rules.

  • You must use a real name or identity on the platform.
  • You must not engage in abusing, bullying, or harassment of any person or groups of people in any form.
  • You must not discriminate against, engage in hateful conduct directed at, or threaten violence, hatred or harm towards an individual or group based on race, religion, gender identity or expression, sex, ethnicity, nationality, sexual orientation, veteran status, age, or disability or other characteristics associated with systemic discrimination or marginalization.
  • You must not encourage others to do anything that could put themselves or anyone else in serious physical harm. This includes, but isn’t limited to, dangerous challenges and/or acts of suicide and/or self-harm.
  • You must not share, threaten to share, or incentivize the sharing of other people’s private information without their prior permission.
  • You must not engage in intentionally disruptive activity that negatively affects the experience of other users.
  • You must not use content which incites features graphic or gratuitous depictions of violence, gore, or other shocking elements. 
  • You must avoid content that contains sexually explicit material such as:
    • Pornography and other similar graphic depictions of sexual acts for the purpose of sexual gratification;
    • Depictions or descriptions of genitalia or nudity presented for the purpose of sexual gratification;
    • Advocating or glorifying sexual themes related to rape, incest, or bestiality.
  • You shall not transcribe, record, or otherwise reproduce and/or share information obtained in Eight without prior permission from Eight.
  • You shall not engage in any conversations or upload any content that violates any intellectual property or other proprietary rights of any third-party and/or other users.
  • You shall not spread false information or spam, or artificially amplify or suppress information.
  • You shall not share or promote information (or synthetic or manipulated media) that is intended or likely to cause harm to any person or groups of people, including minors.
  • You shall not use the platform for the purpose of conducting any unauthorized or illegal activities.
  • You shall avoid the content that impersonates others in a way that is intended or likely to deceive. This includes posing as another person, or misrepresenting your affiliation with a person, brand, or organization.
  • You shall restrict any kind of spam on Eight for it users. Spam includes, but isn’t limited to:
    • Content made solely to improve SEO or promote a product or service;
    • Mass publishing identical or indistinguishable content that directs listeners to potentially harmful sites or services,.
  • You shall not use an offensive text, audio, video, screen name (e.g., explicit language) or avatar/poster/image etc. (e.g., containing nudity)
  • You shall not use or export any of Eight’s services in violation of any Indian laws and/or laws of the country wherein the said services are being utilized;
  • You shall not engage in any unlawful activity



If someone has not violated any of the community guidelines, but you would still prefer not to interact with them, you can unfollow their user profile as well as their stations on the platform.


Incident Reporting

We depend on the vigilance of each user and the community to report violations of community guidelines. If you believe a user has violated any of the guidelines, you can report that incident via the report button on the platform or can directly mail us at complaints@eight.network The reporting mechanism and suspension of accounts shall be governed as per the Terms of Use.

Note: Inappropriate use of the incident reporting system or intentional, false reports are against our rules and are taken seriously. We will take action as mentioned in our “Terms of Use” and “Privacy Policy“.

If you believe your account was falsely reported, you can contact us by writing to complaints@eight.network.


Application Of Other Policies:

These Community Guidelines shall be read in conjunction with the other policies of Eight, including without limitation, the Privacy Policy, the Terms of Use and Subscription Policy


Contact us

We take these Community Guidelines seriously and ask that you follow them in the spirit in which they are intended. We further recognize that these guidelines must continually evolve, so please do contact us with questions, suggestions, or comments at stream@eight.network.