What is considered a firearm in the list of regulated goods in Facebook’s Community Standards?
The purchase, sale or trade of firearms, ammunition and explosives between private individuals isn't allowed on Facebook. This includes:
  • Rifles
  • Shotguns
  • Machine guns
  • Handguns
  • Pistols
  • Revolvers
  • Firearm receivers
  • Antique guns
  • Black powder firearms
  • Muzzle-loading firearms
  • BB guns
  • Airsoft guns
  • Air guns
  • Air rifles
  • Paintball markers
  • Firearm replicas
  • Non-functioning firearms
  • Curios and relics
  • Destructive devices such as bombs, grenades, rockets, missiles or mines
  • Ammunition components, such as blanks, bullets, bullet tips, casings, gun powder, primers, and shotgun shells
We understand that some of these items may not be legally regulated everywhere people use Facebook. In order to enforce our policies as fairly and consistently as possible, we use one broad set of standards for the entire Facebook community.
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