Social media networks are available and accessible to billions of people. Anyone with a profile can share diverse content with friends or even with a larger audience.
Despite the fact that users have the ability to share amazing things in front of millions of people, this also means that not all content will be positive and have positive intentions.
This being said, some users may find certain content unacceptable and offensive.
Thus, to protect its users from possibly harmful content like bullying, hate speech, harassment, adult nudity, sexual activity, terrorist propaganda and even more, social media platforms offer a report option that people can use anytime they feel something shouldn’t be shared.
Facebook is also among the social media platforms that have this feature. So, if you are interested to learn how you can report someone on Facebook keep on reading.
The steps to report a profile on Facebook are the same for both desktop and mobile versions.
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The steps to report a Facebook page are also the same for both desktop and mobile devices.
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It isn’t specified how long Facebook takes to remove an offensive comment, post, profile, or page.
The only thing we know for sure is that Facebook removes content that goes against their Community Standards. Additionally, Facebook does not remove content based on the number of reports it receives.
If you are not satisfied with the decision Facebook has made, you can report the content once again and Facebook will let you know about the outcome within 24 hours.
No, it doesn't.
Facebook keeps reports confidential unless they are connected with intellectual property infringement. Keep in mind that every social platform such as Facebook, providing public digital services where people can post content, is responsible for monitoring the service it gives. Also, they are responsible for removing that inappropriate content that is not compliant with certain laws and regulations.
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