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How to report someone on Facebook
Facebook is an excellent way to keep in touch with friends and family, get involved with local communities, and share common likes and interests. Of course, your Facebook timeline could actually be quite the opposite, with plenty of hateful posts to be seen on the platform. If you come across such offensive posts, you might want to report the person posting them. Here’s how to report someone on Facebook.
To report someone on Facebook, go to their profile page and tap on the three horizontal dots button towards the top. Select Find support or report, select your issue, and confirm your report.
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Who can you report on Facebook?
You can report anyone on Facebook by going to their profile page. The person doesn’t have to be on your friend list. You can also report individual posts, photos, videos, messages, pages, groups, events, comments, and Facebook ads. Facebook might remove the reported issue if it doesn’t match the company’s community standards.
How to report someone on Facebook web
To report someone on the web, go to their profile page. Click on the three horizontal dots icon on the right of the page near the top and go to Find support or report.
You can select between the list of the different issues, which include Pretending to be someone, Fake account, Fake name, Posting inappropriate things, and Harassment or bullying. You can also select Something else if your reason isn’t on the list.
How to report someone on the Facebook app
To report someone using the mobile app, go to their profile, tap on the three horizontal dots icon next to the Message button, and select Find support or report. Choose from the available list of issues or pick Something else.
Click on the three horizontal dots icon on the right of their profile page. Go to Find support or report and select Pretending to be someone.
Click on the three horizontal dots icon on the right of their profile page. Go to Find support or report and select Harassment or bullying.
No, the other person will not know that you have reported them unless it’s related to copyright infringement.
Yes, if you accidentally report a person, you can cancel it. Click your profile picture at the top right corner and go to Help and support > Support Inbox. You will see a list of your reports here. Click on Cancel report.