How do I get rid of spam?

Reporting Spam in Discussions, Notebook or Answers

If you find spam in Discussions, Notebook or Answers you can report the post as spam. To report a post as spam found in Discussions, Notebook or Answers follow these steps outlined below:

Step 1: View and click "Flag"

Step 2 : After clicking "Flag" a "Report Concern" window will pop-up.  Fill out the Report Concern form and click submit.

Reporting Spam from an italki "Friend"

If you have a friend who is spamming, you should report that user as a spammer. To report the spammer follow these steps outlined below:

Step 1: Go to “Friends”


Step 2: Find your "friend" who you are reporting for spam.

Step 3: Click the downwards pointing arrow and select “Report as Spammer”.  After reporting the spammer, you can then block the user by selecting “Block”. To learn how to block a user click here.

Step 4: Fill out “Report Concern” form and click “Submit”

Reporting a User who Sends Spam

If you find a user who you suspect is a spammer or acts inappropriately you can report the spammer/ concern. To report a user as a spammer/ concern follow the steps outlined below:

Step 1. Go to the user profile who is sending Spam

Step 2. Select “Report as spammer”

Step 3. Fill out “Report Concern” from and click “Submit"

You can also remove your profile from being listed publicly on the website. To remove your profile from being listed publicly on website click here.

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