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How to report abuse or spam on Instagram from your computer | Social networks

The web version of Instagram allows you to anonymously report posts or profiles that violate the rules of the platform, helping to remove inappropriate content. Just like on cell phones, it is possible to indicate publications that violate the terms of use of the social network by the computer. Some examples are cases of spam, hate speech, violence, abuse, harassment or bullying, nudity or pornography, drug sales, plagiarism or images that encourage self-harm or suicide. Check out the following tutorial on how to report posts and profiles on Instagram from your PC.

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Tutorial teaches you how to report improper Instagram posts on your computer Photo: Carolina Ochsendorf / TechTudoTutorial teaches you how to report improper Instagram posts on your computer Photo: Carolina Ochsendorf / TechTudo

Tutorial teaches you how to report improper Instagram posts on your computer Photo: Carolina Ochsendorf / TechTudo

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Step 1. Click on the three dots located in the lower right corner of the post to open the menu. Then, select the Report inappropriate content option;

Access the options menu to report an Instagram post on the PC Photo: Reproduo / Rodrigo FernandesAccess the options menu to report an Instagram post on the PC Photo: Reproduo / Rodrigo Fernandes

Access the options menu to report an Instagram post on the PC Photo: Reproduo / Rodrigo Fernandes

Step 2. Choose the reason for the complaint. If it is not in the list, select Other to see more options;

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Select the reason for the spam or abuse report on Instagram Photo: Reproduo / Rodrigo Fernandes

Step 3. See more options for reasons to report the post. Click on the desired reason;

Instagram shows more options for denouncing posts Photo: Reproduo / Rodrigo FernandesInstagram shows more options for denouncing posts Photo: Reproduo / Rodrigo Fernandes

Instagram shows more options for denouncing posts Photo: Reproduo / Rodrigo Fernandes

Step 4. Check "Send" to confirm the report;

Confirm the report of an Instagram post on the PC Photo: Reproduo / Rodrigo FernandesConfirm the report of an Instagram post on the PC Photo: Reproduo / Rodrigo Fernandes

Confirm the report of an Instagram post on the PC Photo: Reproduo / Rodrigo Fernandes

Step 4. Instagram will show a message that the report has been sent.

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Confirmation of complaint message received by Instagram Photo: Reproduo / Rodrigo Fernandes

Step 1. Access the profile to be reported and click on the three option dots, located in the upper right corner of the screen. Then select Report user;

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Report an Instagram profile on your computer Photo: Reproduo / Rodrigo Fernandes

Step 2. Likewise, choose the reason for the complaint;

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Select the reason for reporting the Instagram profile Photo: Reproduo / Rodrigo Fernandes

Step 3. Check Send to confirm.

Confirm the report of the Instagram profile on the PC Photo: Reproduo / Rodrigo FernandesConfirm the report of the Instagram profile on the PC Photo: Reproduo / Rodrigo Fernandes

Confirm the report of the Instagram profile on the PC Photo: Reproduo / Rodrigo Fernandes

After the complaint, Instagram will analyze the content of the post or profile. After a few days, you will receive a notification with the response to your complaint.

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