Terms of Service

The providers ("we", "us", "our") of the service provided by this web site ("Service") are not responsible for any user-generated content and accounts ("Content"). Content submitted express the views of their author only.

Web Site Terms and Conditions of Use

1. Terms

By accessing this web site, you are agreeing to be bound by these web site Terms and Conditions of Use, all applicable laws and regulations, and agree that you are responsible for compliance with any applicable local laws. If you do not agree with any of these terms, you are prohibited from using or accessing this site. The materials contained in this web site are protected by applicable copyright and trade mark law.

2. Use License

  1. Permission is granted to temporarily download one copy of the materials (information or software) on Trending Views web site for personal, non-commercial transitory viewing only. This is the grant of a license, not a transfer of title, and under this license you may not:
    1. modify or copy the materials;
    2. use the materials for any commercial purpose, or for any public display (commercial or non-commercial);
    3. attempt to decompile or reverse engineer any software contained on Trending Views web site;
    4. remove any copyright or other proprietary notations from the materials; or
    5. transfer the materials to another person or "mirror" the materials on any other server.
  2. This license shall automatically terminate if you violate any of these restrictions and may be terminated by Trending Views at any time. Upon terminating your viewing of these materials or upon the termination of this license, you must destroy any downloaded materials in your possession whether in electronic or printed format.
  3. Trending Views reserves the right to use any and all content submitted in any promotional, published, writing, spoken, or any type of media. Items submitted to Trending Views become property of Trending Views.

3. Disclaimer

  1. The materials on Trending Views web site are provided "as is". Trending Views makes no warranties, expressed or implied, and hereby disclaims and negates all other warranties, including without limitation, implied warranties or conditions of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement of intellectual property or other violation of rights. Further, Trending Views does not warrant or make any representations concerning the accuracy, likely results, or reliability of the use of the materials on its Internet web site or otherwise relating to such materials or on any sites linked to this site.

4. Limitations

In no event shall Trending Views or its suppliers be liable for any damages (including, without limitation, damages for loss of data or profit, or due to business interruption,) arising out of the use or inability to use the materials on Trending Views Internet site, even if Trending Views or a Trending Views authorized representative has been notified orally or in writing of the possibility of such damage. Because some jurisdictions do not allow limitations on implied warranties, or limitations of liability for consequential or incidental damages, these limitations may not apply to you.

5. Revisions and Errata

The materials appearing on Trending Views web site could include technical, typographical, or photographic errors. Trending Views does not warrant that any of the materials on its web site are accurate, complete, or current. Trending Views may make changes to the materials contained on its web site at any time without notice. Trending Views does not, however, make any commitment to update the materials.

6. Links

Trending Views has not reviewed all of the sites linked to its Internet web site and is not responsible for the contents of any such linked site. The inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by Trending Views of the site. Use of any such linked web site is at the user's own risk.

7. Site Terms of Use Modifications

Trending Views may revise these terms of use for its web site at any time without notice. By using this web site you are agreeing to be bound by the then current version of these Terms and Conditions of Use.

8. Governing Law

Any claim relating to Trending Views web site shall be governed by the laws of the State of United States without regard to its conflict of law provisions.

General Terms and Conditions applicable to Use of a Web Site.

Privacy Policy

Your privacy is very important to us. Accordingly, we have developed this Policy in order for you to understand how we collect, use, communicate and disclose and make use of personal information. The following outlines our privacy policy.

  • Before or at the time of collecting personal information, we will identify the purposes for which information is being collected.
  • We will collect and use of personal information solely with the objective of fulfilling those purposes specified by us and for other compatible purposes, unless we obtain the consent of the individual concerned or as required by law.
  • We will only retain personal information as long as necessary for the fulfillment of those purposes.
  • We will collect personal information by lawful and fair means and, where appropriate, with the knowledge or consent of the individual concerned.
  • Personal data should be relevant to the purposes for which it is to be used, and, to the extent necessary for those purposes, should be accurate, complete, and up-to-date.
  • We will protect personal information by reasonable security safeguards against loss or theft, as well as unauthorized access, disclosure, copying, use or modification.
  • We will make readily available to customers information about our policies and practices relating to the management of personal information.

We are committed to conducting our business in accordance with these principles in order to ensure that the confidentiality of personal information is protected and maintained.

Update: users are not required to use their full name or provide their personal information. Users may register using a username they create. 

Payment Guidelines

  • We pay for unique visitors from top tier English speaking countries such as USA, Canada, UK, and Australia. Raw visitors are repeat visitors and are not counted daily. Unique visitors generally count once per 24 hour period.
  • Other countries are are not paid for because our sponsors do not advertise there. Therefore, little to no income is generated on any pages seen by non-English speaking countries or countries that are not listed in our top tier category.
  • We only market to the top tier English countries when we advertise, which is why we're able to pay for unique visitors from those countries.
  • Payment rates are variable and can change at any time. This is due to our advertising rates fluctuating. If we earn more, then we can pay more. If we earn less, then we can pay less.
  • PayPal is required for payment.

User Account Removal/Deletion

  • We reserve the right to remove any user from our system, for any reason, and forfeit earnings at any time.
  • Users who spam, copy content from other websites, cheat statistics, or harass other users will be removed immediately without warning and earnings forfeit.

Editorial Rules

  • We reserve the right to edit any and all content as needed, for any reason, at any time.

Values on Politics, Content, and Overall Experience

  • All voices and opinions are welcome. Everyone has their own views and are welcome to share them on Trending Views. Remember that not everyone has the same views, so be respectful to each other and engage in friendly debate within comment sections if you please.
  • It's OK to disagree with people while engaging in meaningful conversation.
  • We wish to provide fun, factual, and conversational content to give readers an enjoyable user experience with content worth sharing.
  • Write something amazing filled with facts and useful information and it will perform much better. Articles with no facts or personality will perform poorly or may not be approved. If you tell a great story, then people will share it.

Spam, Cheat, and Plagiarism Control

  • If you spam, then no one will trust your links and you'll be removed from Trending Views without warning.
  • It's OK to share your stories, pictures, or videos where it makes sense or to show friends/family. If you're spamming, then our system will detect it and remove you automatically.
  • Do not purchase ads or engage in shady tactics to increase views to your pages. It doesn't work and our system doesn't recognize the traffic.
  • Users who spam or engage in shady tactics will be removed from Trending Views without warning and forfeit earnings.
  • Any article that includes plagiarism results in account closure and earnings forfeit.
  • Any user who games the system to falsely increase views and the member will be removed and earnings forfeit. We reserve the right to remove any member, for any reason, at any time.
  • We have multiple systems, built in and third party, to detect artificial/spam/low quality traffic/spam.
  • Please know this is performance based pay. Your earnings are based upon your unique viewers. Not every submission is approved. Not every submission will earn the max amount.

Do Members of Trending Views work for Trending Views?

No. No one is an employee of Trending Views. All members in the contributor/writers earning system will be paid as contracted contributors. If you're in the USA, then you will be sent a 1099 form as needed.

No members of Trending Views are on a salary, receive benefits, or are considered an employee of Trending Views.

How much do members with contributor accounts get paid?

Check the "RATES" page to see current rates as they fluctuate with the ad market. Only contributors have access to this page. Rates can change at any time.


What about the other rules?

You can write/submit as much as you want and build up your earnings, however we approve and publish content on our schedule. If we have 20 videos uploaded at once, then we might only publish a few today, then a few tomorrow, and few the next day, etc. 

We don't accept every submission. If it doesn't fit our website, is copied from somewhere else, is outdated, or is poor quality - then will not be approved and will be deleted without notice. Some article submissions are sent back to the writer for corrections. 

No adult content is accepted.

Please keep language clean and professional.

Content submitted to, and published by, Trending Views becomes property of Trending Views. Trending Views can use the content submitted in any form of advertising, publications, books, journals, or any other means of publishing and promotion/advertising.


Form of payment

PayPal payments are sent once per month for every account owed $25 or more.