Discover Terms of Service

These Terms of Service (“Terms”) govern your use of Discover. Discover (“Discover”) is a product provided by Facebook Inc., as applicable and can be accessed on the Internet through the Discover application (“App”) or at References to Facebook in these Terms refer to Facebook Inc. as appropriate. By using or accessing Discover, you agree to these Terms. If you disagree with these Terms or any part of them, you must not use Discover.

You may be required by your internet service provider to accept additional terms and conditions relating to use of the internet service provider's own services and you should ensure that you have read and understood these before using Discover. These Terms relate only to provision of the Discover service, and constitute an agreement between you and Facebook, the provider of Discover.

1. About Discover

Discover can be used to browse websites on the internet. Your internet service provider may provide you with a certain amount of free data to view websites with Discover and you may be given the opportunity to purchase data from your internet service provider. The amount of free data is determined by your internet service provider and may be subject to daily, monthly and/or other limitations. If your internet service provider provides free data for use with Discover, you will be notified of this and you will also be notified when such free data is no longer available.

Discover does not support the following when using free data:
  • streaming (such as audio and video)
  • file transfer
  • any requests greater than 1MB
  • Flash and Java applets
  • photos (depending on your internet service provider)
  • other potential data intensive features
Discover applies these technical limitations to all sites you browse on the internet through your internet service provider here. This technical information may be updated from time to time on the Discover site.

Discover may be used to search and view any website available on the internet through your internet service provider. We work to continually improve Discover and provide unique features that enhance your experience.

It is your internet service provider’s responsibility to comply with any relevant local laws, regulations, orders or other legal requirements regarding access to unlawful sites on the internet in your country of residence. You will not be able to access domains with Discover that are restricted on the internet by your internet service provider.

2. Using Discover

You can use the Discover app or website on the internet through your internet service provider, subject as follows:
  • The Discover application is only available on Android. You can download the Discover application from the Google Play store. PLEASE NOTE downloading of the application is not part of the Discover service. This means you will be charged to download the application. The amount charged depends on your standard data tariff plan that you have agreed with your internet service provider. You should check the terms of the Google Play store and your standard data tariffs with your internet service provider before downloading. It may be necessary to update the app from time to time. You may not be able to use the app if you do not download and install the latest update. You will also be charged to update the application.
  • You may also access Discover on the internet by going to Like other Facebook products, Discover uses Facebook infrastructure to provide the service but you are not required to register for or use Facebook in order to access and use Discover.

3. Privacy and Processing of Personal Data

Your privacy is important to us. We collect, store and use only such personal information as is necessary in order for us to provide you with access to Discover and we limit the information we collect and share as part of offering Discover. You can find information in the Discover Privacy Policy on how we limit any retention of your data and/or sharing of your data with third parties, as well as information on the steps we take to keep your data secure and, finally, on how you can delete your information. You can also learn about how we collect and use your data in our Privacy Policy.

4. Intellectual Property Rights

Facebook retains all rights to the content of the Discover website and the intellectual property rights contained therein (including, but not limited to, the design, layout, look, appearance and graphics) and any infrastructure, systems and/or technology used to provide the service is owned by Facebook. Reproduction is prohibited. You must obtain our written permission (or permission under an open source license) to modify, create derivative works of, decompile, or otherwise attempt to extract source code from us.

5. Updating these Terms

We work constantly to improve our services and develop new features to make Discover better for you. From time to time, we may revise these Terms to accurately reflect our practices. Unless we are otherwise required by law, we will notify you before we make changes to these Terms and give you an opportunity to review them before they go into effect. Once any updated terms go into effect, you will be bound by them if you continue to use Discover. If you do not agree to our updated Terms or no longer want to use Discover, you may delete your information at any time by clicking here.

6. Terminating Your Use of Discover

If we determine that you have violated our terms or policies, we may take action against you to protect our Discover including by suspending access or disabling it. We may also suspend or disable your access to Discover if you create risk or legal exposure for us or when we are permitted or required to do so by law. A Discover user may also delete their information at any time as further explained in the Discover Privacy Policy. In all such cases, these Terms shall terminate as an agreement between you and us, except for sections 4 and 6-9.

7. Disclaimers

We work hard to provide Discover and to specify clear guidelines for everyone who uses it. Discover, however, is provided “as-is” and we make no guarantees that it will always be safe, secure, or error-free, or that it will function without disruptions, delays, or imperfections. To the extent permitted by law, we also DISCLAIM, ALL WARRANTIES, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.

We cannot predict when issues might arise with Discover. Accordingly, our liability shall be limited to the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, and under no circumstance will we be liable to you for any lost profits, revenues, information, or data, or consequential, special, indirect, exemplary, punitive, or incidental damages arising out of or related to these Terms, even if we have been advised of the possibility of such damages.

The above does not exclude or limit our liability for death, personal injury, or fraudulent misrepresentation caused by our negligence. It also does not exclude or limit our liability for any other things where the law does not permit us to do so.

Nothing in these Terms excludes or limits our liability for death or personal injury or for any liability which cannot be excluded under the law in your country of residence.

Sites on the internet that you view using Discover are third party websites and we are not responsible for the content on those sites. Internet service providers may be restricted from showing some sites by local law to persons of certain ages or in certain locations due to local custom and practice or cultural sensitivities. We are in no way responsible for this.

Your internet service provider is responsible for provision of the underlying connectivity and internet service needed to access Discover and available content and websites on the internet. We are not responsible for any loss of or reduced quality of internet access. Should you suffer issues with internet access, you should contact your internet service provider, and follow their complaints procedure.

The accuracy, appropriateness, content, completeness, timeliness, usefulness, security, safety, merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, transmission or correct sequencing of any application, information or downloaded data on the internet is not guaranteed.

8. Other Legal Provisions

  1. These Terms constitute the entire agreement between you and us in relation to the use of Discover, and supersede all previous agreements.
  2. If any portion of these Terms is unenforceable, the remaining portion will remain in force and effect.
  3. If we fail to enforce any of these Terms, it will not be considered a waiver.
  4. Any amendment to or waiver of these Terms must be made in writing and signed by us.
  5. You will not transfer any rights or obligations under these Terms to anyone else without our consent.
  6. These Terms do not confer any third party beneficiary rights.
  7. All our rights and obligations under these Terms are freely assignable by us in connection with a merger, acquisition, or sale of assets, or by operation of law or otherwise.

9. Disputes

The laws of the country in which you reside will apply to any claim, cause of action, or dispute you have against us that arises out of or relates to these Terms and you may resolve your claim in any competent court in that country that has jurisdiction over the claim. In all other cases, you agree that it will be resolved exclusively in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California or a state court located in San Mateo County. You also agree to submit to the personal jurisdiction of either of these courts for the purpose of litigating any such claim, and that the laws of the State of California will govern these Terms and any claim, without regard to conflict of law provisions.

10. Contacting Us

You may contact us at:

Facebook, Inc.
1601 Willow Road,
Menlo Park, CA 94025

Last updated: April 20, 2020