How do I report spam on Facebook?
To report a Facebook post as spam:
- Tap the three dots in the upper-right corner of the post.
- Select Find support or report post.
- Select Spam > Next.
What is spam on Facebook?
Spam involves contacting people with unwanted content or requests. This includes sending bulk messages, excessively posting links or images to people’s timelines and sending friend requests to people you don’t know personally. Spam is sometimes spread through clicking on bad links or installing malicious software.
How can someone else post on my Facebook?
How to allow people to share your post on Facebook on a mobile device
- Find the post you want to make shareable and tap the three dots in the upper right corner.
- In the pop-up menu, tap “Edit Privacy.”
- In the “Privacy” menu, tap the checkbox next to “Public,” then tap “Done” in the upper right corner of the screen.
Why do I keep getting tagged in spam posts on Facebook?
The post appears to be a clickbait that links to an explicit video, which when clicked, triggers a pop up window prompting a Flash player update. This new scam is called “malicious tagging.” It prompts malwares (disguised as applications) to be downloaded to your device.
What happens if you open a spam message on Facebook?
What Happens If You Click on a Phishing Link? Clicking on a phishing link or opening an attachment in one of these messages may install malware, like viruses, spyware or ransomware, on your device. This is all done behind the scenes, so it is undetectable to the average user.
What happens if someone reports you as spam on Facebook?
Other than simply removing content and warning the user to stop sending spam, Facebook may choose to block someone from accessing his account, lock the account or permanently disable the account.