Close

Discussions

This topic has been closed.

IPhone accessories but no Art. Really Etsy??

Show Thread Summary

50 Responses

Rob White avatar Admin
We appreciate your feedback, and you're welcome to start a new thread to discuss this. However, I need to ask that you avoid discussing specific listings, shops or members of the Etsy community in a negative fashion, and so I need to bring this particular one to a close. Let's stay away from demonstrating methods of how to find listings or shops that may be violating our policies.

If you see an item that you think may not meet our criteria for what can be sold, feel free to use our site-wide flagging tool. Due to privacy reasons, we can’t comment on reported listings or shops, but we can assure you that we will review each report and, if we see a concern, take the appropriate action.

We can’t reveal details about other members’ accounts, but we can say that when we reach out to sellers about their handmade processes, many of them are able to effectively communicate to us that their items do qualify to be sold on Etsy. Keep in mind that according to our DOs and DON’Ts, "On Etsy, the term 'handmade' can additionally be interpreted as 'hand-assembled' or 'hand-altered.'" You can read more about this here:

www.etsy.com/help/article/483

If you're interested in finding out more about what happens when we receive reports and how we determine whether items meet Etsy's criteria, please read this post from the Etsy Blog: www.etsy.com/blog/news/2012/a-closer-look-into-marketplace-integrity/

Lastly, you can find our policies for the Etsy Forums here:

www.etsy.com/dosdonts.php#thecommunity

Unfollow username?

Are you sure you want to stop following this person?

Report a post

Thank you for taking time to help Etsy! Please note that you will not receive a personal response about this report. We will review this post privately.

Why are you reporting this post?

Any additional comments?

Edit Post

Edit your post below. After editing, the post will be marked as edited and the date & time of the last edit displayed.

Edit Reply

Edit your post below. After editing, the post will be marked as edited and the date & time of the last edit displayed.

Enter at least 15 characters. 400 remaining.

Close

What is this?

Admin may choose to highlight awesome community posts that are friendly, answer questions, and offer informative links.

What does it do?

Highlighted posts are placed at the top of each page in a thread for greater visibility.