How to report fake news on Instagram


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Instagram announced today it’ll let you flag posts for false content. The feature will start rolling out to users in the US from today, and it’ll roll out to other parts of the world within two weeks.

Right now this feature is only available on Instagram’s mobile apps. Here’s how you can report a post:

  • Open the Instagram app on your phone, and head to the post you want to report.
  • Tap on the three-dot menu on the right-hand corner of the photo.
  • Select Report, and then select It’s inappropriate.
  • Tap on the False information option to report the post.