Because privacy is an essential part of feeling safe.
We created Discord to be a platform that brings people together over shared experiences and gives everyone a place to belong. We understand that not everyone uses Discord in the same way, and people may want different spaces for different experiences. For example, you can talk to friends one-on-one, in small groups, or around your favorite things in large servers. People have different expectations of privacy in each space, and your information may be treated differently depending on the space you’re in. But no matter what, we build privacy into our products, and we will always try to let you know what's happening where and when. Here are our guiding principles: