How to report a safety issue on Twitter

Go to our web forms

To report abusive behavior on Twitter, click here.
To report impersonation of an individual or brand on Twitter, click here.
To report private information posted on Twitter, click here.
To report obscene or pornographic images being used in user profile photos, header photos, and/or background images on Twitter, click here.
If you are experiencing a spam or malware issue, please click here.
To alert Twitter of a user who may be suicidal or self-harming, please click here.
To report child sexual exploitation on Twitter or Vine, click here.

NOTE: Please do NOT tweet, retweet or repost child sexual exploitation for any reason. Click here to report it to us immediately and we will take steps to remove it. 

See all help forms here.

Report individual Tweets for violation

You can also report individual Tweets that are in violation of the Twitter Rules or our Terms of Service. Please follow these instructions:

  1. Navigate to the Tweet you’d like to report.

  2. Tap the ••• icon to bring up the off-screen menu.

  3. Select Report Tweet and then one of the options.

Select Submit (or Next if reporting abuse) or Cancel to complete the report or block the user.

Email Twitter

Our Services are not directed to persons under 13. If you become aware that your child has provided us with personal information without your consent, please contact us at You can find additional resources for families and teens here.

Flag media violations

If there is content you’d like Twitter to review, follow the instructions in this article.

How to appeal an account suspension

For more information on how to tell if your account has been suspended, and how to appeal an account suspension, click here.