LiveJournal is an online community, a social network, and a place for self-expression. We strive to create an environment where you can connect with others, share your thoughts, and be yourself. Our core values guide us to protect and cultivate that community.
We believe in self-expression, and we provide tools that you can use to communicate with others in immediate and in creative ways. We believe in letting you create your own content and to choose how to express yourself, your thoughts, and your feelings.
We believe in diversity, and we welcome and respect different opinions, different cultures, and different perspectives. LiveJournal brings people of various backgrounds together. We strongly support freedom of expression, and we're committed to helping you share your diversity with others.
We believe in creativity, and we encourage you to use the features that LiveJournal offers to share the process of creating content with your friends. Whether it's in the form of writing, making userpics, or designing layouts, everyone has something to offer. We want to make it easy for you to share that with the world.
We believe in community, and we know that LiveJournal thrives because of its loyal users. We're committed to incorporating your feedback into our product and technical decisions. We partner and collaborate with the community in order to improve the service for everyone -- from the novice to the expert, and everyone in between.
We believe in privacy, and we make sure to safeguard your innermost thoughts. We provide you with the tools to choose who to share your content with, and we respect the decisions you make. We let you decide how you want to protect your privacy, and we work to build a service that you trust.