Safety Tips

To learn more about staying safe on Instagram, download our Privacy and Safety Tips:

You can also download our Privacy and Safety Tips postcard for quick pointers to help you manage your account:

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Instagram and Facebook partnered to create this guide to help college students identify signs of distress.

Please note that the Help a Friend in Need guide is only available in English at this time.

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Instagram and Facebook worked with PACER’s National Bullying Prevention Center to create this guide for parents in recognition of National Bullying Prevention Month.

Please note that the Safety in the Online Community guide is only available in English at this time.

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Instagram collaborated with several organizations to create this guide with tips about how to talk to a friend who may be struggling with an eating disorder.

Please note that this guide is only available in English at this time.

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If an account is established with the intent of bullying or harassing another person or if a photo or comment is intended to bully or harass someone, please report it. You can also learn what to do if you think someone is pretending to be you or someone else on Instagram.

Once you've reported the abuse, consider blocking the person.

Learn how to report other accounts or posts that don't follow our Community Guidelines.

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Read about best practices on Instagram in our Community Guidelines.

Learn more about keeping your account safe with these security tips.