Report violations

This article provides an overview of how to report potential violations of the Twitter Rules and Terms of Service.

How to report directly from a Tweet, List, or profile

You can report directly from an individual Tweet, List, or profile for certain violations, including: spam, abusive or harmful content, inappropriate ads, self-harm and impersonation. For information about reporting other types of violations, see the How to report specific types of violations section below.


How to report individual Tweets for violations:

Learn how to report Tweets, Lists, or Direct Messages for violations.


How to report media for violations:

Learn how to report Tweets for media, and read the Twitter media policy.

 

How to report profiles for violations:

  1. Open the profile you’d like to report.
  2. Select the overflow icon 
  3. Select Report and then select the type of issue you’d like to report.
  4. If you select They’re being abusive or harmful, we’ll ask you to provide additional information about the issue you’re reporting. We may also ask you to select additional Tweets from the account you’re reporting so we have better context to evaluate your report.
  5. We will include the text of the Tweets you reported in our follow-up emails and notifications to you. To opt-out of receiving this information, please uncheck the box next to Updates about this report can show these Tweets.
  6. Once you’ve submitted your report, we’ll provide recommendations for additional actions you can take to improve your Twitter experience.


How to report specific content in a Moment
 

How to report a Tweet in a Moment for violations:

  1. Navigate to the Tweet within the Moment that you’d like to report. 
  2. Click or tap the  icon.
  3. Click or tap Report Tweet.
  4. Choose the type of issue you’d like to report to us.
  5. Once you’ve submitted your report, we’ll provide recommendations for actions you can take to improve your Twitter experience.
     

How to report multiple components of a Moment for violations:

  1. Visit the Moments reporting form
  2. Enter the Moment URL that you would like to report.
  3. Select the type of issue you’d like to report to us.
  4. Provide us with up to 5 Tweets within the Moment that may be in violation.
  5. Once you’ve submitted your report, we’ll provide recommendations for actions you can take to improve your Twitter experience.
How to report a Fleet
Step 1

When viewing a Fleet, tap the overflow icon

Step 2

Tap Report Fleet.

Step 3

If you select It's abusive or harmful, we’ll ask you to provide additional information about the issue you’re reporting.

Step 4

Once you’ve submitted your report, we’ll provide recommendations for additional actions you can take to improve your Twitter experience.

Step 1

When viewing a Fleet, tap the overflow icon

Step 2

Tap Report Fleet.

Step 3

If you select It's abusive or harmful, we’ll ask you to provide additional information about the issue you’re reporting.

Step 4

Once you’ve submitted your report, we’ll provide recommendations for additional actions you can take to improve your Twitter experience.


How to report a Twitter Space or person in a space

If you think a space or someone in a space violates the Twitter Rules and policies, you can report them. Speakers and Listeners can report a space and any account in a space. 

How to report a space for violations:

  1. While in the space, tap the overflow icon .
  2. Tap Report this Space.
  3. Select the type of issue you’d like to report to us.
  4. Once you’ve reported the space, you’ll have the option to leave or stay.
     

How to report an account for violations:

  1. While in the space, tap on the account’s avatar.
  2. Tap Report.
  3. Select the type of issue you’d like to report to us.
  4. Once you’ve reported the account, you’ll have the option to leave or stay in the space.


How to report specific types of violations
 

The information below outlines the types of violations you can report to us through our Help Center.

Note: When reporting potential violations of the Twitter Rules and Terms of Service through the Help Center, you may be asked to allow us to share parts of your report with third parties, such as the affected account.

 


How to report on behalf of someone else
 

You can report violations on behalf of another person. Refer to the categories and instructions listed above or contact us to submit your report. You can also report directly from a Tweet or profile (see above section How to report directly from a Tweet, List, or profile).

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