Reporting anti-Muslim hate

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How to report a Facebook post

Facebook's post reporting depends on the content of the post in question. If the post comes directly from a person, is shared from another source, or includes a photo, the reporting options may vary.

Step 1

  • Move the cursor over the post to reveal a chevron (v shape) at the top right of the post.

  • Click the chevron to reveal the post options, then click I don't like this post… or Report post.

Reporting from Facebook timeline

Reporting directly from Facebook post

Step 2

  • Select I think it shouldn't be on Facebook, then click Continue.

Step 3

  • Select the type of offense; in this case It's a false news story or It's annoying or distasteful, then click Continue.

Some posts may fit into multiple categories, such as a news post which takes a true event but spins it as part of a false conspiracy.

Step 4

  • Facebook may not necessarily progress through the entire reporting process (for example some shared content such as this item may not let you report it to Facebook).

  • Step 3b below shows the options if you were not prevented from reporting at this stage.

Do not attempt to message the offending party as this will open up direct communications and you may become a target of further harrassment!

Step 3b

  • Select the type of offense; in this case It's harassment or hate speech, then click Continue.

Step 4b

  • Select who this is hateful towards; in this case A religious group, then click Continue.

Step 5

  • Click Submit to Facebook for Review, then click Done.

Step 6

  • Once the report has been submitted you can click Done to close the reporting interface.

Don't Forget!

  • Remember to add your reported item to so we can monitor the time taken by Facebook to remove the content.

  • You can find the links to your reported items on Facebook from the Support Inbox.