Unlike Facebook, twitter etc, Reddit is also one of the social media application. This is most popular in foreign countries like America, Poland, and Malaysia etc. In India, people are now familiar with this application and are using it.
It’s quite similar to the front page of the internet except that the first page itself reflects the topics that the people are talking about current or are the latest topics. You would be amazing to know that the posts that are shorter are more prone to get viral. It can also be called the marketplace of ideas.
Let’s Check Out The Process on How You Can Report Bullying And Abuse on Reddit
Reddit.com make use of a different site to host all the images. There are various sections in this social app which are known as the subreddits. Subreddits are more niche communities, which the user could facilely subscribe to for almost all the things. The subreddits contain categories like food, technology, entertainment etc.
In the subreddit, one can see the post at the top which attains the maximum score. The score is based on the number of uploads minus the number of downloads. You need to create an account to access this app and then head with exchanging messages, upload a post etc. You may also find subreddits that may annoy you with certain abusive comments or harassments. The best way to avoid these abusers is not to be in touch with the subreddits who focus highly on the offensive topics and use slang words in comments.
After the survey conducted on 15 thousand Reddit users, the company came on to the decision of changing the harassment policy and come out with a more strict solution.
How One Can Report a Comment Or Post to Moderators
- First of all, find out the post or comment that was offending.
- Now below the post, you’ll find certain options. Amongst them hit ‘report’.
- Once you click it, a list will appear asking for what is the reason for which you want to report this post. Athen hit on ‘report’.
Different subreddits possess their own set of rules but each would be containing the rule pertaining to harassments and threats. The other option you can go for is to block the user. If you do so, you’ll not able to see its comments made and the posts uploaded. To do so, follow the below-mentioned procedure-
- First of all, you need to hit the ‘mail icon’.
- Next, under the offended post, you’’ find an option ‘block user’, simply hit it.
- It will then ask you for the confirmation if you want to block the user or not.
- Then hit ‘yes’.
The Bottom Line
From the article, you must have got a clear idea as to how you can report the offensive and annoying posts or comments. Just follow the above-mentioned steps and get sorted with the issue of getting bullied or getting abused on Reddit.
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