[Update nTOPAZ Posting Guidelines] Related to some changes in the voting policy
nTOPAZ is defined as a TNS (Talented Network Service) platform, and it begins with the belief that when a human being fully extends and is recognized for its natural talent, it will be very happy, and it will find the true meaning and identity of life.
In order to keep the original intent, we would like to define the nature of this platform's contents and keep it fair and healthy.
We hope everyone involved will work together to meet this original purpose and goal. Thank you for your sympathy and cooperation.
nTOPAZ Posting Guidelines
1. Service Language
nTOPAZ aims for a global platform with talents from around the world. As a rule, write the post title and your nTOPAZ profile in English.
In addition, Google translation service is provided for descriptions post and comments. Therefore, you can use your own language.
2. Content Category
nTOPAZ's content category is all about artist-centric talent, including images, photos and videos.
nTOPAZ wants the following content:
♣ Content that inspires and heals people who see it with great talent and creativity.
♣ Collaboration content based on a variety of challenges and experimental spirit.
♣ Content that want to see, want to hear, want to buy, and want to learn (based on the commercialization of talent).
♣ Bright energy and positive message content.
3. Content Type
nTOPAZ's content type consists of Contest and Creation and Curation.
3-1. Contest[CO]: Competition and awarding methods for a given period of time through a set theme
3-2. Creation[CR]: Entries free creative activities regardless of theme
3-3. Curation[CU]: Introducing other artists' works (It's mandatory that specifies the original artist and an introductory review )
4. Ranking Score Calculation Criteria
Entries are scored and ranked according to the nTOPAZ's criteria.
4-1. Score Configuration: 1 Respect = 2 points, 1 SBD = 10 points, 1 comment = 1 point
4-2. Calculation Criteria: Votingbot, External voting and Self-voting are not included in the scoring
★ Self-voting is allowed and will be excluded only when calculating the ranking score.
5. Voting Policy ( Will be applied from May 21)
For outstanding works, nTOPAZ has a reward for creation and curation.
- Vote for 100% of available daily votes(110%, 10% is reserved for nTOPAZ)
5-1. Sixty percent(60%) of the total expendable voting power is supported to Daily TOP 20 from CR+CU with voting weight 30%
5-2. Thirty percent(30%) of the total expendable voting power is supported to Daily TOP10 from CO with voting weight 30%
5-3. Ten percent(10%) of the total expendable voting power is supported to excellent comments with voting weight 5%
5-4. Ten percent(10%) of the reserved for nTOPAZ is supported to Daily Comment Contest with voting weight 10%
※ The ratio above may change depending on the Steem Price
5-5. Contest winners get seperate rewards(TOPAZ Tokens)
※ Evaluation Criteria : Ranking score (50%) + Inside of nTOPAZ review (50%)
★ Ranking by Respect Score Execution : Everyday 03:00(UTC base)
6. Plagiarism and Copyright
6-1 Content that copies another person's work and posts it as if it was his/her own. If you have practiced copying another person's work, you must specify the author and source.
※It doesn’t mean inspiration, but just copying.
6-2 If you are quoting some of the contents, you must indicate a quotation mark.
6-3 For the curations [CU], the origin and the creator must be specified, and above all, your appreciation is mandatory.
★ Please bear in mind that the user is responsible for all legal liabilities in case of copyright infringement.
7. Quality of content
nTopaz is a content platform that empowers and inspires talented people by developing their talents through good competition and sharing beautiful works.
Therefore, the works submitted must meet the following content management standards:
7-1. Contest entries [CO] are limited to your own creations.
7-2. Curation entries [CU] must specify the original creator, source and review.
7-3. Entries that are not related to the subject of the contest are limited.
7-4. Do not upload not safe for work content: this includes sexually explicit images (provocative content reminiscent of sexual activity), excess violence, politically oriented art, and gore.
※In case of a simple nude, the boundaries between art and obscenity are ambiguous; the majority opinion within the team is based.
7-5. Memes and irrelevant posts are not allowed.
7-6. A consistent gloomy atmosphere or distasteful content is not allowed.
7-7. Low Quality content (To be regarded as lacking in talent or sincerity). Do not use low-quality images, photos and screenshots.
★Please note that content that violates the above standards may be blinded on the nTopaz platform, and activities on nTopaz may be limited.
8. Inactivation or Blacklist
nTopaz manages the temporary inactivation and blacklist to maintain a fair, high-quality community platform.
[see below cases]
8-1. Repeated plagiarism of content.
8-2. Keep uploading low-level content.
8-3. Repeatedly post comments such as copy & paste, etc.
8-4. Post work previously uploaded to nTopaz platform.
8-4. Vote-Farming content through multiple accounts.
8-5. Manipulate ranking chart (Daily Top).
8-6. Spam: intentional publishing of works without any significant change in content in subsequent posts.
8-7. Toxic behavior: negative attitude towards community members.
★ But, everyone can make one mistake.
A verbal guide to one mistake, whether it was in the past or present, and a limitation criterion is applied to the activity in the 7 days inactive, 30 days inactive, and Blacklisted steps after the second time.
※ These posting guidelines were updated on May 21, 2019.