If you're worried about something that has happened on email, IM or in a chat room on AOL, Microsoft or Yahoo!, you can find details of how to report it to them here:
Each AOL product has a reporting button that links to the help page to report inappropriate content. The content will be reviewed by AOL's Conditions of Service team who will take the appropriate action. You can find AOL's Web Services Agreement here.
MSN. You can find an online feedback form on the Microsoft website to report concerns about a range of Microsoft products, including MSN Web Messenger and MSN.co.uk. When in Windows Live Messenger, clicking the 'Help' tab will bring up a range of options, including 'Report Abuse'.
Go to the Yahoo! report abuse page for options on reporting incidents such as abusive emails or IMs, phishing and spam. You can find Yahoo's Terms of Service here.
You can report video content that you consider offensive, inappropriate or potentially illegal, such as dangerous acts, copyright infringement or sexual images, to the host of the video-sharing website.
YouTube, for example, will take the appropriate action against any material deemed to contravene its Community Guidelines or Terms of Service.
YouTube. To report an inappropriate video on YouTube, you need to create a free account, log in, then click the ‘Flag' link under the video. To report any abuse issues on the site, go to YouTube's Abuse and Policy Centre where you can choose from a number of options related to inappropriate content, abusive users, video takedowns and privacy issues.
Flickr. Choose from a drop down menu what you would like to report.
If you (or a friend, peer or sibling) have been involved in a self/peer exploitation incident (otherwise known as “sexting”), we are here to help. This site provides you with guidance on steps you can take to get through this.
The leading social networking providers are committed to investigating complaints and taking action, such as removing content, if they discover activity on their sites that is illegal or contravenes their terms of service in any way.
You can find information about how to submit a report to them below:
Bebo. Click on the 'Report Abuse' link that is located below the user's profile photo (top left-hand corner of screen) on every Bebo profile page. In addition, you can report specific media content (eg photos, videos and widgets) to the Bebo customer services team by clicking on the 'Report Abuse' link located below the content you wish to report. You can find Bebo's Terms of Service here.
Facebook. You can report abusive content on Facebook by using the "Report" links that appear near the content itself (eg "Report/Block this Person" or "Report this Photo"). Facebook will review these reports and take any action warranted by its Statement of Rights and Responsibilities. Visit Facebook's Safety Center for more information.
Twitter. The Twitter Trust & Safety team responds to potential violations of the Twitter Rules and Terms of Service. Using the information below, find out what constitutes a violation, and what information you'll need to provide to get the quickest resolution to a problem.
Langley SD Student Harassment Written Complaint Process (to be completed by a student)
Approved by the Board - Feb. 20, 2001