What happens when you click on "Report"?

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On Facebook, it might not always be clear what happens once you do decide to click "Report." This guide will give the people who use Facebook more insight into their reporting process.

In our daily interactions with Facebook, we may come across 'fake' Pages or Profiles that impersonate us or someone we know. In such a situation, we need to take action to Report the offending Page or Profile.

How do I report a Facebook account or Page that’s pretending to be me or someone else?

How to report a Profile If you have a Facebook account and want to report a profile:

  • Go to the profile of the impersonating account.
  • If you can't find it, try searching for the name used on the profile or asking your friends if they can send you a link to it.
  • Click on the cover photo and select Give feedback or report this profile.
  • Follow the on-screen instructions for impersonation to file a report.

How to report a Page:

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