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How to Report Someone on Facebook?

Have you ever came across inappropriate content on Facebook?  Do you want to get rid of those? If yes, then you can do so by using the report feature of Facebook.

For your convenience, we have shared two methods with you. The prerequisites for the first one is to have a Facebook account while for the other one, you do not need any Facebook account. If you have a Facebook account and someone is sending you irrelevant messages, you can block messages without blocking profile.

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In this article, we will make you aware of the procedures required for “How to report someone on Facebook?

So, do not let inappropriate content flow on Facebook. Report that.

So, let’s get started with the methods:

How to report someone on Facebook?

Method 1:

Step #1: First of all, you will have to log on to your Facebook account. For this, you will have to visit www.facebook.com and then navigate to the login section which is usually positioned at the top right corner of the page. Once you have reached there then you can now type in your email ID and the corresponding password. After this, all that you require to do is to hit enter or click on log in.

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This will take you to your Facebook account. Now, you can move on to your next steps.

Step #2: Now, you are required to search for the profile or page which you want to report. For this, you can make use of search bar which is positioned at the top. Once you are on the profile page of the desired person or page then now you need to click on the “…” button. This will open a small window for you from which you need to select “Report”.

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Step #3: After executing step #2, you will have to select the reason why you want to report the profile. You will be provided with options like “Report something shared by username” or “Report this profile”. Go for the latter one if you want to report whole of the account to Facebook while if you have a problem with the content shared by the user, then you can also report the specific content by selecting the former one.

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Go for the one which is appropriate according to your and proceed for the next steps.

Step #4: In this step, you need to click on continue to proceed further. This will result in a new window which will ask you to specify or select the reason about what’s wrong with the Facebook account which you want to report. Once you have done the required then you now need to click on “continue” once again.

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Step #5: Now, the Facebook system will prompt you to select the reason for what are the deeds which are violating the Facebook terms? You now need to specify those. Been done that, you now need to click on “Continue”.

Step #6: After following the onscreen instructions, you now require to select “Submit Facebook for review.”

Facebook will take actions based on your submission within a due amount of time. Your patience is much awaited while your application is being reviewed.

Method 2:

If somehow you do not have a Facebook account, and you don’t want to create one, then also you can report someone on Facebook. For this, you will have to follow the steps specified here:

Step #1: In this very first step, you will have to visit the homepage of Facebook, that is. www.facebook.com.

Step #2: No, as we have already told you that for this method, you don’t require a Facebook account. To proceed forward, you will have to navigate to the footer section of Facebook and locate the “Help” link. Once you have found that, then you now need to click on it.

Step #3: Due to the recent activity of yours, you will be redirected to the help page. From the subsequent page, you are required to locate “Report Something” link which is positioned at the left pane of the web page.

Once you have reached there, then you now need to click on it.

Step #3: Since, you clicked on the “Report Something” link in the previous step. So, because of that a list of links will appear on the same page. You are now required to choose the appropriate one. If you want to report for “Intellectual property” then you should go for “Intellectual property issues”. If you have any issues with images then you should go for “Image Privacy Rights”.

For the illustration purposes, we have used “Image Privacy Rights”,

Step #4: Now, from the subsequent follow-up, head towards the section named as “Reporting Photos & Videos That Violate Your Privacy Rights.” Now, select the appropriate one which best suits your requirements.

Step #5: In this step, you need to click on the link which says “Fill out this form.”

Step #6: After clicking on the link, you will see the following web page. Select the one which you want to report that is, if you want to report a picture then you should go for “Photo or if you want to report a video then you should go for the “video” one and for others, go for “Others“.

For illustration purposes, let’s say we clicked on the radio button next to which “Photo” is written.

After this, you will be prompted to provide the corresponding information like, whether it is a profile picture or a normal profile share. You are required to enter all the information.

Once you are done with all the stuff, then you are now required to click on the “Send” button.
You will also have to provide your email ID so that the Facebook officials may send the action report based on your application.

Facebook cares everyone and that is why they address every reporting. You will get the reply from Facebook within the official time taken to process the report. To make Facebook more close to you, Facebook even provide you an option to use Facebook in your language. You can easily change language on Facebook. This will help you in accessing Facebook in a better way.

Over to you

So, this was all about “How to report someone on Facebook?“. We hope that this article must have helped you regarding “How to report things on Facebook?” The whole purpose of Facebook was not reporting things but was to connect people online. If you are still looking for old friends on Facebook, we have something that can help you out. Here is how to find friends on Facebook.

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