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Instagram tips: Here’s how you can report offensive messages on Meta-owned app

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Instagram, a photo-sharing website owned by Meta, allows users to communicate with others by using Direct Messages, or DMs, to send and receive messages, photographs, and videos. You might occasionally receive an inappropriate message. Such communications (or discussions) may be marked as inappropriate.

Here’s how to report an objectionable message:

How to file a message report

  • Your smartphone’s Instagram app should be opened.
  • Open the conversation you want to report a message from in the DM section.
  • When a pop-up menu appears, tap and hold the message you want to report before choosing the More option.
  • Press the “Report” key.
  • A cause for reporting the message can be chosen by users.
  • They can touch the Submit Report button after carefully reading the on-screen instructions.

Reporting a conversation

You have the ability to report an entire conversation that you believe is disrespectful with another person on the well-known social networking platform Instagram. It is significant to remember that this functionality does not support group chats.

Here is how to go about it:

  • Launch the Instagram app on your smartphone.
  • Visit the DM section after that.
  • The discussion you want to report is recorded and held.
  • Select the recipient’s name from the list that appears at the chat’s top.
  • Click the Report button after you’ve reached the bottom.
  • Tap the Submit Report button after selecting a reason for reporting the discussion.

After you submit the report, Instagram will review up to 30 of the most recent messages exchanged during the conversation. Additionally, your report remains anonymous unless you are reporting a violation of intellectual property. The person whose account you reported won’t know who complained.

Status of Instagram accounts

The photo-sharing website owned by Meta has enhanced its Account Status feature. It stated that creators should be aware of its policies and be able to assess how whatever they publish or put in their profile may affect their ability to reach users who are not followers.

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Aaradhya is working as a Sub-Editor at The Vocal News. She enjoys writing about gadgets and automobiles because she is a tech and automotive fanatic. She has done her bachelors in Journalism and Mass communication from Makhanlal Chaturvedi Rashtriya Patrakarita Vishwavidyalaya. "I write to discover what I know."

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