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How to Report Abusive and Harassing Tweets on Twitter?

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Over the years, Twitter has become a place where people come and express their political views, address social issues, express their feelings and more. At times, you come across some tweets that that are inappropriate or abusive. Using a Twitter tool, you can report a particular tweet or the entire account for abusive and/or harassing tweets. Here is a step-by-step guide on how to report such tweets:

Step 1: Open Twitter on your smartphone or browser and navigate to the tweet you want to report.

Step 2: Click or tap on the down arrow from the right side of tweet and choose Report option.

Step 3: Then select ‘It’s abusive or harmful.’

After this, Twitter will ask some more information about the tweet and the issue you are trying to report. Additionally, Twitter may ask to point some more tweets from the account to get a better idea to evaluate the reported tweet.

After reporting the tweet, you will receive follow-up emails with the tweet text along with the investigation reports. You also have the option to opt-out by unchecking the box placed beside the Updates about this report can show these tweets.

Twitter will also show some recommendations to improve the Twitter experience. Additionally, you can also block some keywords on Twitter to stop seeing such tweets in future.


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