About BuzzFeed Community

BuzzFeed Community is the home for awesome posts created by BuzzFeeders who have successfully applied to be in BuzzFeed's Community. To apply to be in BuzzFeed's Community, all you need to do is sign up for an account, make a post that you think would do well on BuzzFeed, and click "Suggest" to suggest your post to our Community editors.

If you are an organization, a brand, or an individual with a political or commercial agenda, BuzzFeed's Community platform is probably not the best place for you. To learn more, go here.

For tips on how to make posts that will do well on BuzzFeed, go here.

For a step-by-step guide to creating a Community post on BuzzFeed, go here.

For tips on how make quizzes on BuzzFeed, go here.

For guidelines on what you should and shouldn't post on BuzzFeed, go here.

For BuzzFeed's User Agreement, go here.

If the post you suggest is good or fun or original or interesting or some glorious combination of those four things, our editors will feature it on the BuzzFeed Community page. Posts from Community Brand Publishers are automatically submitted to our editors but will not be featured and will not receive editorial promotion.

Here is how all of that works, in a list. People like lists, right?

1. Sign up for a BuzzFeed account.

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You will need one of these to make posts on BuzzFeed. It's really easy to do.

2. Have a cool idea for a post.

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Feel free to look at the other posts that do well on BuzzFeed to help you come up with your cool idea.

3. Post your cool idea and "Suggest" it to our Community editors.

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You can read our step-by-step guide to making a BuzzFeed post here. If your post is a good fit for BuzzFeed Community, it will get featured!

4. Keep it up!

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When you first sign up, you will get one opportunity to Suggest each day, but as your Cat Power (see below) gets higher and higher, the more Suggests per day you'll get.

5. Cat Power.

As you know, the internet is powered primarily by cats, so your Cat Power on BuzzFeed is an official measure of your rank in BuzzFeed's Community. The more you are featured and the better you get at making awesome posts, the higher your Cat Power will be, and with great Cat Power comes great Cat Responsibility, which, I don't know what that means, but it's fun to say.

When you first sign up for BuzzFeed, you will have one opportunity to Suggest a post each day. After your first post is accepted, your Cat Power will go from 0 to 1, and over time, as more of your posts are accepted, your Cat Power will increase, giving you more opportunities to Suggest posts for the Community page in addition to other cool perks and privileges.

6. That's it!

Go make a post, or check out what everyone else in BuzzFeed Community is up to.