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How to Report Someone on Facebook

The social media giant Facebook is growing every day and has a massive 2.31 million active users (as of June 2019). With this huge amount of users, it is obvious that there are plenty of fake accounts. Facebook has made its policies strict in recent times and lets users report hate speech, graphic violence, threats, nudity, duplicate profiles, etc. that don’t fall under their policies. With this, you can anonymously report people on Facebook, either person from your friends list or any random person causing a disturbance. Facebook takes this into account and reviews your report. Also at the same time, if the report seems to be fake or targeted, there are chances for your account get suspended. In this article, let us see how to report someone on Facebook.

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How to Report Someone on Facebook Using Facebook Mobile App

These steps lets you report someone on Facebook from a Facebook app.

#1 Open the Facebook App on mobile.

#2 Go to the person’s profile on Facebook.

#3 Below the person’s name you see a option More (the last one with three dots). Tap on it.

How to Report Someone on Facebook

#4 From the pop up, tap on Find Support or Report Profile (Varies with devices and versions).

How to Report Someone on Facebook

#5 Now you get a list of possible reasons to report. Tap anyone.

  • Fake Account
  • Fake Name
  • Posting Inappropriate Things
  • Something Else
  • If you tap on Pretending to be Someone, you need to further select from Me, A Friend or a Celebrity.
  • On I Want to Help, choose from Suicide or Harassment)
How to Report Someone on Facebook

#6 Finally, click Send from the bottom.

How to Report Someone on Facebook

#7 Tap Done to finish the process.

How to Report Someone on Facebook Usking Desktop

Follow these steps to report someone on Facebook using the Facebook website from a desktop browser.

#1 On a desktop PC, go to www.facebook.com. Log in to your account.

#2 Go to the person’s profile you wish to report.

#3 Tap the three dots menu on the bottom right corner of the cover photo.

How to Report Someone on Facebook

#4 Now tap on Find Support or Report Profile.

How to Report Someone on Facebook

#5 Choose from one of the possible reasons.

  • Fake Account
  • Fake Name
  • Posting Inappropriate Things
  • Something Else
  • Under Pretending to be Someone, you need to further select from Me, A Friend or a Celebrity.
  • Under I Want to Help, choose from Suicide or Harassment)
How to Report Someone on Facebook

#6 Choose the reason and tap on Send.

#7 Tap Done to confirm your report.

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To Conclude

Facebook reporting is a useful feature when you want to get rid of an annoying person or spammers or people who try to fake any account. The reporting becomes effective when more number of persons report the account that seems to be removed. Anyhow Facebook will deeply investigate your report before taking any action on the account. Comment below thoughts on the topic.

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