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Facebook – How to report malware spam or abuse incidents

Impacted Facebook users can always enter the keyword “Abuse” in the Facebook search field for a quick direct link. They can select the appropriate area of concern on the reporting form or use these guidelines to flag the applicable wall post.  This report will be sent directly to Facebook administrators, who usually quickly take care of spam, malware, or other issues.   When any spam, links to malicious applications or other unwanted items are posted on your Facebook timeline, a good first step to hide these items from being viewed immediately (so that others don’t become infected). Social networks are dangerous vectors for malware, privacy concerns, scams, etc.   A few key Facebook Abuse reporting links are noted below:

https://www.facebook.com/report?fref=ts

https://www.facebook.com/help/263149623790594/

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