Saturday, March 7, 2015

#51 Google Product Forum (GPF) - How to Report a Post for Abuse


Hi ya!

Have you ever browsed the Google Product Forum (GPF) looking for help on an issue and came across a disturbing post where the person is being really rude?
Wish you could report that post?
Well, you can! This blog will show you how!

How to report a post for abuse

If the post doesn't match the Google Product Forum posting guidelines, then you can report it for abuse.
Here’s how:
  • Find the post that you’re going to be reporting abuse on.
  • On the right side, next to the reply button, click the drop down arrow box.
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  • Click “Report abuse.”
  • A popup will appear.
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  • Depending on the type of post, you should choose the selection box accordingly:
    Is the post a hateful post? Sharing private information?
  • After you’ve chosen the correct box selection, click “Submit report.”
  • And that’s it!
Please note that sometimes you'll be asked to fill a CAPTCHA before being able to submit a report.
You will always be asked to fill a CAPTCHA if you're not signed into your Google account.
So, yeah. That’s how you report an abusive post.

To Summarize:
  • Find the post that you’re going to be reporting abuse on.
  • On the right side, next to the reply button, click the drop down arrow box.
  • Click “Report abuse.”
  • A popup will appear.
  • Choose one of the five boxes depending on the type of post.
  • Click “Submit report.”

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