The 10 Rules of WhatsApp

1. It is loshon hora to disseminate negative reports, no matter how widespread the information is.

2. Sharing information of Jews making a Chilul Hashem is loshon hora.

3. Information that causes discord between people is rechilus, a form of loshon hora.

4. Deciding who is a Rasha so that you will be able to post negative information about them can only be done under Rabbinical guidance.

5. Private information and phone calls can’t be shared without permission.

6. Sharing a picture of a product or restaurant accompanied by a negative emoji or a one-star “rating” can damage someone’s business and is loshon hora.

7. Loshon hora about groups of Jews from a particular sect or city without mentioning names is mass loshon hora.

8. Posting or forwarding any video or photo showing someone acting improperly or that would embarrass them – even if you don’t add a comment – is loshon hora.

9. Funny videos or photos, even if you are in them, can’t be shared if others will be embarrassed.

10. Seemingly neutral pictures that are shared with the intent of provoking negative judgments is loshon hora.

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The 10 Rules of WhatsApp

1. It is loshon hora to disseminate negative reports, no matter how widespread the information is.

2. Sharing information of Jews making a Chilul Hashem is loshon hora.

3. Information that causes discord between people is rechilus, a form of loshon hora.

4. Deciding who is a Rasha so that you will be able to post negative information about them can only be done under Rabbinical guidance.

5. Private information and phone calls can’t be shared without permission.

6. Sharing a picture of a product or restaurant accompanied by a negative emoji or a one-star “rating” can damage someone’s business and is loshon hora.

7. Loshon hora about groups of Jews from a particular sect or city without mentioning names is mass loshon hora.

8. Posting or forwarding any video or photo showing someone acting improperly or that would embarrass them – even if you don’t add a comment – is loshon hora.

9. Funny videos or photos, even if you are in them, can’t be shared if others will be embarrassed.

10. Seemingly neutral pictures that are shared with the intent of provoking negative judgments is loshon hora.