Social media has the power to unite and connect people from all over the world, but it can also be an outlet for people to share negativity and disrespectful comments. Discrimination of any kind has no place in our society and every single one of you has the power to report and stop it if you see it on social media.
If you see something and want to report it, find some advice below on how to do so. If you have any serious concerns, you can also message us on the different platforms.
Swipe left or hold down on the comment (depending on the device) and press on the report icon – which is a box with an exclamation mark.
A menu will appear. Choose the option you feel best represents the comment you are reporting. Click on the option and hit ‘Submit Report’.
More information and help on how to report on Instagram can be found by hitting this link.
Press down on the comment (or hover over it and hit the three dots, if on desktop) and the menu will appear. Hitting ‘Hide Comment’ will mean you no longer see that comment on that post.
Click on ‘Find support or report comment’ and select the options from the menu, that you feel best represents the comment. More menus appear depending on what you choose. Click ‘submit’ to send the report.
More information and help on reporting comments on Facebook can be found on this link.
Click the three dots on the right-hand corner. Hit ‘Block’ to stop the user seeing your posts, ‘Mute’ to stop seeing the user’s posts or ‘Report Tweet’ to flag the comment to the platform. The detailed ‘Report an Issue’ menu will appear, navigate this menu and select what you feel is the most relevant option for the comment or post.
For more assistance and information on reporting tweets, visit this link.
On each YouTube comment and video, hitting the three dots brings up a menu. Click ‘Report’ and select the option that best fits the situation. Hit ‘Report’ to submit it to YouTube.
More information on this can be found here. You may also find this video helpful.
Hold down on the comment and hit ‘Report’. A menu will appear. Select the most relevant option and click ‘Submit’. To report a video, click the ‘share’ arrow and you can find the ‘Report’ button at the bottom. Select the appropriate option and click ‘Submit’.
Further information and help can be found on this link.
Hit the three dots to bring up the menu and select the ‘Report’ option, which takes you to a further menu. Select the relevant option and proceed through the next menus, to submit the report.
More information can be found by visiting this page. Or you can watch this video.