NetSafe has recently had a number of reports of Facebook pages being set up to facilitate people posting malicious, distressing, unkind and rude comments about others – sometimes anonymously.
Some of the comments have been quite shocking. These pages violate Facebook terms in 2 ways:
- Facebook profiles are designed to represent a private individual using Facebook, and these accounts did not.
- This is a much more obvious violation. Facebook doesn’t tolerate bullying or harassment in any form – whether that be through messages, pages, profiles or any other type of content that can be created on Facebook.
The link to report profiles, pages and most other types of content are located on the bottom left column of the page.
Anyone can and should use this mechanism to flag abusive pages immediately.