Report a Facebook message

This is about using messages on Facebook. For help with the Messenger app or, visit the Messenger Help Center.
If you think a message you've received is spam or goes against our Community Standards, you can let us know.
To send feedback on or report a conversation on Facebook:
  1. In the top right of your Facebook account, click messenger.
  2. Open the conversation that you want to report.
  3. At the top, click the person or chat's name or .
  4. Click Report.
  5. Select a category to help us understand what's wrong.
  6. Click Done.
We won't let the person know who reported them. Keep in mind that not everything that may be upsetting violates our Community Standards.
Community Standards violations include:
  • Bullying or harassment: Content that appears to purposefully target a person with the intention of degrading or shaming them, or repeatedly contacting a person despite that person’s clear desire and action to prevent contact.
  • Direct threats: Serious threats of harm to public and personal safety, credible threats of physical harm, specific threats of theft, vandalism, or other financial harm.
  • Sexual violence and exploitation: Content that threatens or promotes sexual violence or exploitation, including solicitation of sexual material, any sexual content involving minors, threats to share intimate things you want to keep private (such as images or videos), and offers of sexual services.
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.
If someone is bothering you in Messenger, you can always block messages from them or block their profile on Facebook.
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