Here we have posted some frequently asked questions about Report Your Ex (www.ReportYourEx.com). We hope that you find your answers here. If any of your questions reference our policy page, for your convenience, we have placed a button at the bottom of this page that will take you to our policy page.
**Please note that the same rules that apply to these FAQ’s also apply to comments posted on our site.
Q: What Is The Best Photo Size And Format For Image Upload?
A: Most formats and sizes will work. Please only use .jpg, .png, .bmp, .gif. In regards to image size, we prefer nothing smaller than 150×150 and recommend nothing larger than 1500×1500. Images with multiple people will not be accepted any longer.
Q: How Long Has Report Your Ex Been Online?
A: ReportYourEx.com was established in January, 2010.
Q: Why Was ReportYourEx.com Started?
A: ReportYourEx.com was created due to a rampant amount of deceptive dating practices. Most of these practices are accomplished through online dating sites, which constitute the need for a free service such as Report Your Ex. Report your Ex allows visitors and its members to browse and report cheating boyfriends, girlfriends, lovers, husbands and wives. This service is offered to confirm the integrity of the dating process.
Q: I Forgot My Username, Email & Password. How Do I Recover Them?
A: You cannot. You will need to establish a new username and password. If you have your email, you can contact us through our contact form for more assistance.
Q: How Much Does It Cost To Join Report Your Ex?
A: Report Your Ex is free to use. We require no fees from our users.
Q: Is It Legal To Use A Photo Of My Ex When Submitting An Ex Report?
A: If you took the photo , it is yours to use and share. However, if you are not photographer, , you may still, in certain circumstances, be able to post it if it constitutes “fair use.” Section 107 of the Copyright Act, 17 U.S.C. § 107, gives you a limited right to use others copyrighted works “for purposes such as criticism, comment.” Depending on the purpose for which you use the pictures, it does not necessarily constitute an infringement of copyright. When considering if an infringement has occurred, the courts look at factors such as whether you are making any money by publishing others picture, whether the picture was publicly available anyway, whether it is worth any money, whether by publishing you’re decreasing its value, etc. None of these factors is solely determinative of whether the court will consider a posting of a picture “fair use” you are solely responsible for the content of all pictures posted and must comply with all copyright laws applicable to republishing and reprinting.
If you are interested in more information about the safe harbor and take-down provisions of the DMCA, you can visit the wiki page here.
Q: Is Report Your Ex Legal?
A: Yes. Report Your Ex provides a neutral platform for publication of comments and opinions, even if some of those publications are ultimately found to be defamatory or otherwise illegal by a court of law. Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act (“CDA”), 47 U.S.C. § 230, states that providers and users of an interactive computer service are not liable for publishing information provided by others. Individuals who provide information in a forum posting are liable for publishing the content, not the website provider, which operates as an online social networking site. ReportYourEx.com only posts the information provided by an unrelated third party and does not endorse, approve, or otherwise evaluate the information posted; therefore, Report Your Ex is not responsible for the content of those posts.
If you have a DMCA request please send that to DMCA@ReportYourEx.com.
Q: I Submitted An Ex Report And Would Like To Remove It?
A: Please refer to our Removal Page.
Q: Someone Posted False Information About Me On Report Your Ex, What Do I Do?
A: We do not verify the truth or accuracy of any user content. The originator of content is solely responsible for it. Once the post has been published, it can be removed by the original author. We will not remove the post without an order from an arbitrator or court. Therefore, your options are:
1) Reply to the post, tell your side of the story and/or request that the post be removed. It does not cost anything to reply to a post.
2) We have agreed to abide by the arbitration decisions of Truth in Posting, a neutral third party arbitration company, in order to maintain the integrity of the postings on this site. Report Your Ex is not affiliated with Truth in Posting does not accept any compensation for posting removals, nor does Report Your Ex own any interest in Truth in Posting. We abide by these decisions in order to provide people falsely accused online a cheaper, quicker and confidential method for removing posts.
After a formal arbitration challenge has been filed with TruthInPosting.com, Truth in Posting will provide the original author the opportunity to support the facts set forth in the posting; if the Poster/Author fails to do so, Truth in Posting will review the challenge to determine if the posting is defamatory and should be removed. Truth in Posting will then notify Report Your Ex of the formal findings, including whether the post is unsubstantiated and should be removed. Report Your Ex will abide by the findings of Truth in Posting.
Q: I own the photo published on ReportYourEx and I want it removed.
Q:Can a post or comment on Report Your Ex be deleted or edited?
A:Once a post is made live to the public on the site, it cannot be deleted or edited. However, a rebuttal or addition to the original posting can be made at any time in the comments section underneath the post/profile. You also have the option to request an original author deletion request.
We have created a Removal Page to help assist you with this matter.
Q:Does ReportYourEx.com profit from removing the posts?
A:No. We do not accept payment from Truth in Posting if their findings indicate the the Post is defamatory and should be removed from the site, nor do we accept payment from the accused, or other third parties for post removal. Please do not offer us any money to remove any posts, we will not accept it. Posts can only be removed by the original author, pursuant to a court order or the arbitrator’s decision.
Q:Do you edit the posts?
Q:How can I contact the original poster/author of a post?
A:You cannot contact them directly but you may post a comment to the post. An email notification will then be sent to the email address provided by the author. You cannot remove any comment you make after it has been published. Your comment will only be erased if the original post is erased or challenged and successfully deleted.