Ways to report abusive and harassing tweets on Twitter

Ways to report abusive and harassing tweets on Twitter

As you all know Twitter has become a platform over the years where people express their political views, addresses social issues, and shares their views over sports and lots more. You must have encountered these types of situations on Twitter where you go into heated discussions and you come across some tweets which are inappropriate or abusive. Some out of them get extra emotional and cross their boundaries through their offensive words in their tweets and ends up hurting your sentiments. Now you should thanks to the reporting tool that Twitter has offered to its users. Now you can report a particular tweet or the entire account. So now if you ever come through any such tweet just use this reporting tool and report that tweet or that account, just follow these simple steps

To use this tool first of all you need a Twitter account and a tweet you want to report

Steps to follow

1 Open your Twitter account on your Smartphone and move to that tweet which you want to report

2 Click on the down arrow from the right side of tweet and choose the report option

3 Now after choosing report tweet option now select “it’s abusive or harmful”

After completing these steps Twitter will ask you some more information about that Tweet and about the issue you are trying to report. Additionally Twitter may ask you to mention some more tweets from same account to get a better idea to check the reported tweet.

Once you done all this you will get follow-up emails with the tweet text and investigation reports. You will have option to opt-out by un-checking the box.

You must note that after successfully submitting the report, Twitter will show you some recommendations to improve the Twitter experience. Other then this you can block some keywords also to stop seeing such tweets in future

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