Kickstarter urges creators stop using 'world's best' in product descriptions

Kickstarter is asking creators to stop claiming that their projects are “the world’s best,” and instead use realistic language to describe their campaigns. It isn’t banning the phrase altogether, but Kickstarter is today launching a new tool, alongside new recommendations and rules for projects, that discourages creators from using “superlatives,” or exaggerated claims about a product like “world’s fastest,” when naming their projects. Kickstarter’s tool will flag exaggerated names and suggest that they be changed. For now, the tool’s only available for English-language projects. You can get a preview of what that looks like below. Kickstarter Most of the policy changes are guidelines rather than rules, which means... Continue reading…

Kickstarter urges creators stop using 'world's best' in product descriptions

Kickstarter's honesty guidelines say it would rather have projects described in more realistic language. It is not outright banning exaggerated terminology, but it is strongly advising against ...

Thu 13 Jun 19 from Techspot

Kickstarter tells creators to stop calling projects 'the ultimate' - CNET

Creators need to stop exaggerating about their projects, Kickstarter says.

Thu 13 Jun 19 from CNET

Kickstarter warns creators against calling projects 'the world's best'

Kickstarter is asking its users to tone down the hyperbolic language and to layoff the misleading imagery. In an attempt to promote transparency, the now 10-year-old platform issued ...

Thu 13 Jun 19 from Engadget

Kickstarter issues new transparency guidelines for projects

Fresh off its 10th anniversary and under the helm of a new CEO, Kickstarter is shaking things up with a new set of guidelines targeted at seller claims. A new page titled Honest and Clear Presentation ...

Thu 13 Jun 19 from TechCrunch

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