Although they may not be happy with the situation, they say they are "watching the worst of Facebook," they say, "Everybody's Worrying!" -equipped at it and even worse at properly evaluating it.
Well, the first place to go is Facebook's own page discussing how to report a violation, rather vaguely titled "Report Something." The page begins, "We're sorry you're having a bad experience on Facebook, and we want to help." The guide has some broad suggestions on how to handle various situations and tools to get the process started to search, as well as to spread the word, or otherwise violate myriad rules and content policies.
Report on hate speech or other problem posts
Facebook's Community Standards, the process is relatively simple:
- Click on the three dots to the right of the post.
- Select "Give feedback on this post."
- These include nudity, violence, harassment, terrorism, and hate speech, among others. Click Send.
You should get a response within a reasonable amount of time, or just thank you for your feedback (in which case, probably nothing was done) or stating the action that was taken. It can be effective: I once reported a post for hate speech and received a notice.
Report on an impersonation
Someone who wants to get involved in political, personal, or other reasons might use it's authentic. If somebody is masquerading as you on the platform, you can report that specific to Facebook:
- Go to the profile page of the person who is impersonating you.
- Click on the three dots near the top right_of_the_profile_page_and_select "Give feedback or report this profile."
- Choose the reason you are reporting the profile. Choices include "Pretending to be Someone" and "Fake Name," among others.
There are times when the situation is too serious to send a message to Facebook and hope it handles it. Whenever you are in immediate danger, or if the image is of a child being abused.
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There are a number of other things you can do if you're bothered by an obnoxious Facebook post or user. If you click on the three dots to the top of a post, you can hide that post, hide the person from your timeline (or just snooze them for 30 days), or unfollow them. If you click on the three dots on a person's profile, you can block them. And if things just get too annoying to deal with, you can always delete Facebook.
Facebook, your best option if confronted with something nasty is, according to Facebook, to report it. Vox Media has affiliate partnerships.
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