Abuse & Spam
Flag a PhotoIn order to flag a photo tap the "..." below the photo you would like to report and then "Report Inappropriate." Our support team will then review the reported image.
Please only flag photos that are in violation of the following: nudity, prohibited or illegal content, private and confidential information, violence and gore, or the promotion and glorification of self-harm.
Flag a CommentIn order to flag a comment on an Apple device tap the "comment" button below the photo, swipe your finger to the right over the comment you'd like to flag in order to reveal a trash can icon and a reply icon, then tap the trash icon and select "Delete & Report Abuse." Apple 3.0 users can flag any violating comment on Instagram.
On an Android device tap the "comment" button below your photo, tap the pencil icon in the upper right, then tap the X icon next to the comment and select "Delete & Report Abuse." Android 3.0 users can only flag violating comments left on their own images at this time.
Please only flag comments that are in violation of the following: pornographic content, abuse that has escalated beyond a user dispute, spam, hate speech, personally identifiable information.
Flag a UserIn order to flag a user navigate to their profile page, tap the button in the top right corner of the screen, tap "Report for Spam." Our support team will then review the reported spam account.
Please only flag users that are spam accounts.
Flagging inappropriate content is totally anonymous; no information about the flagger is sent to the user whose content is being flagged.