How to Report Things

Don't have a Facebook account?

Learn more about how you can report potential abuse on Facebook.

The best way to report abusive content or spam on Facebook is by using the Report link that appears near the content itself. If you have any ideas for how we can improve a product or feature on Facebook, you can submit feedback. To report a business you purchased something from on Facebook, you can fill out this form.

Below are some examples of how you can report content to us:

To report a profile:

  1. Go to the profile you want to report
  2. In the bottom right of the cover photo, click and select Report
  3. Follow the on-screen instructions
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To report a post:
  1. Click in the top right of the post
  2. Click Report post or Report photo
  3. Select the option that best describes the issue and follow the on-screen instructions
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To report something someone posted on your Timeline:
  1. In the top right of the post, click
  2. Select Report post or Report photo
  3. Select the option that best describes the issue and follow the on-screen instructions
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To report a photo or video:
  1. Click on the photo or video to expand it
  2. Hover over the photo or video and click Options in the bottom-right corner
  3. Click Report Photo for photos or Report Video for videos
  4. Select the option that best describes the issue and follow the on-screen instructions
If you're having trouble reporting something, please log in from a computer and use the report links.
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Note: If you want to report a secret conversation, don't fill out the form below. Instead, follow these separate instructions.
If you think a message you've received goes against our Community Standards, you can report it by filling out this form.
We won't let the person know who reported them. Keep in mind that not everything that may be upsetting violates our Community Standards.
Learn more about Facebook safety tools and resources. If you ever feel like you or someone you know is in immediate danger, contact your local law enforcement.
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To report a Page:

  1. Go to the Page you want to report
  2. Hover over More below the Page's cover photo
  3. Select Report Page
  4. Choose the option that best describes the issue and follow the on-screen instructions

If you can't access the Page you want to report, consider asking a friend to report it.

We'll review the Page and remove anything that doesn't follow the Facebook Community Standards. We may also warn or disable the person responsible.

Learn how to report a profile.
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To report something you see in a group:

  • Find the post you want to report
  • Click in the top right
  • Select Report to Admin to report the post to an admin or select Report/Mark as Spam to send the report to Facebook
  • Note: If you choose to report the post to an admin, the admin will know that you reported it. Admins may or may not choose to remove the post or block the person who shared the post. Reporting a post to an admin won't send a report to Facebook.

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    To report an ad you saw on the Facebook homepage or next to a Timeline, group, photo or other page within the site, fill out this form.

    To report an ad you saw when you were using a Facebook application, fill out this form.

    Please include as much detail as possible to help us find the ad. You should also confirm that your feedback refers to ads shown by Facebook because some information may have been generated by browser add-ons.

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    To report an event:
    1. Go to the event's Page
    2. Click in the top right
    3. Click Report Event and follow the on-screen instructions
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    To report a fundraiser:
    1. From the fundraiser, click
    2. Select Report Fundraiser
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    To report a question:
    1. Click in the top right of the question
    2. Select Report to Admin or Report/Mark as Spam
    To report a reply to a question, click X, then click Report to report it
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    To report a comment:
    1. Go to the comment you want to report
    2. Click Hide this > Report
    3. Follow the on-screen instructions
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    If you can't report something on Facebook because you don't have a Facebook account or you can't see whatever you're trying to report, please use a computer to fill out this form.
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