Cyberbullying has become an integral part of social media, especially Facebook. People take it as fun to harass or bully someone that too without revealing their real identity. This is the thing that they can’t do openly in the real world and Facebook gives them a chance to use fake identity and bully, threat or abuse someone. But do you think Facebook will ever encourage this sort of behaviour? No, and that’s why you have been given the option to report someone on Facebook that you find crossing the line.
Now to begin with reporting, you must know about what are the things that you can report about and how. If someone creates a fake account, posts hate speech, threats, and bullies or invade others’ privacy, you can report their profile, posts or comments.
Read more to know about how to report people on Facebook.
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If you find a fake Facebook profile or someone is representing someone else without their knowledge, this must be reported. You can do it on both mobile and computer and the process is almost the same. Here are the steps:
It may also happen that a particular post is disturbing you, then you can report that particular post instead of reporting that person. This can also be treated as proof that someone was violating Facebook’s guidelines. Here are the steps that you need to apply:
Now, if you find an offensive comment given on Facebook, you can report it as well.
You may also encounter some pages that have been created only to spread nuisance. If you find any of such FB page promoting negativity or pornography, you can report it to Facebook as follows:
In the same way, you can also report a group on Facebook that you found offensive.
Just how you have reported misleading profiles, offensive comments and pages, you can also report a photo that is not as per Facebook’s guidelines.
Now, you know how to report someone on Facebook for harassment, it will take some time for Facebook to review and remove it from their platform.
The problem arises when you want to report someone but don’t have a Facebook account. Don’t worry here is the solution.
This is how to report a fake profile on Facebook without having a Facebook account:
To keep the platform clean, you must never refrain from reporting something that you find inappropriate on Facebook. Once you send a report to Facebook that is genuinely inapt for everyone to see or read, Facebook reviews it and then take the required action. Facebook remove anything and everything that doesn’t meet their Community Standards.
No need to worry about your identity as your name and other personal information will be kept completely confidential by Facebook.