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How To Report Tweets On Twitter And Why You Should

How To Report Posts On Twitter And Why You Should

Twitter has become one of the most widely used social media platforms with over 145 million daily active users. In this article you would see why Twitter allows users to report posts and how you can do so appropriately.

 

While many people use Twitter to keep up with happenings around the world, share information and just for entertainment purposes, others use it for marketing purposes.

 

The reasons why people come on the microblogging platform are as diverse as human wants. However, in order to allow everyone to enjoy their experience on the platform, the company has some rules that users must abide by.

 

These rules keep people in check and are important. However, many people break these rules and it may take longer for the moderators themselves to catch the violators. But you can report a Twitter post for the following reasons:

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— If you are not interested in it: this will allow the Twitter algorithm to stop showing you the Tweet.

 

— It is suspicious or spam: this is for those posts that use replies to spam, use hashtags that are not related or the account Tweeting is fake and intended to mislead people.

 

— If it is abusive or harmful: Tweets under this category include; offensive posts, those that display private information of others, targeted to harass users, prejudicial or discriminatory, threatens violence, or encourages suicide.

 

— It expresses a person’s intention to harm or kill themselves.

 

Also, each of the categories offers you the option to mute or block the user. As explained, it is vital that users play their own roles in helping to moderate the Twitter platform by flagging inappropriate posts. This will help both them and others enjoy it more.

 

To report a Tweet:

  • Go to the Tweet you’d like to report.
  • Click or tap the icon.
  • Select Report.
  • Select why you are reporting the Tweet.
  • Next, you would provide more information about the issue you’re reporting

 

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