How to Report a User in Twitter Spaces

Twitter Spaces can be great avenues to disseminate information or hold lively debates. They are public forums, and drawing users with varying opinions is expected. However, while hosting or participating in a Space, you might feel that a fellow user has crossed the line and has been abusive on the forum.

How to Report a User in Twitter Spaces

Fortunately, Twitter has made it possible for both speakers and listeners to report infringements in Twitter Space. You can even report the Space itself if you feel that abusive or harmful content has been broadcast.

Here, we will look at how to report a user in Twitter Spaces from whatever device you are using to access the platform. We will also learn how to report a Space if you have joined it without having a Twitter account.

What Constitutes a Violation of Twitter Rules

Twitter provides the following as reasons to report a violation:

  • Self-harm
  • Violence
  • Sexual content
  • Child safety
  • Private information
  • Abusive behavior

If you feel a Space or user has fallen afoul of anything on the list provided, then you are well within your rights to report the violation.

How to Report a User in Twitter Spaces on an iPhone

Follow the guidelines below if you are using an iPhone and would like to report a user you believe has violated Twitter rules.

To report a Space:

  1. While in the Space, tap on the three dots located in the top right corner.
  2. From the dropdown menu, select “Report this Space.”
  3. Click on the reason you are reporting the Space.
  4. Once you have reported the Space, you will have the option to leave or stay in the Space.

To report a user:

  1. While in the Space, tap the user’s account avatar.
  2. Select “Report” and then click on why you are reporting the user.
  3. Once you have reported the user, you will have the option to leave or stay in the Space.

How to Report a User in Twitter Spaces on an Android

If you are using your Android device to report a Twitter Spaces violation, you can follow the steps below to do so.

To report a Space:

  1. In Twitter Space, go to the top right corner and tap the three-dot menu.
  2. Select “Report this Space” from the dropdown menu.
  3. Click on the reason you are reporting the Space.
  4. You will now be given the option to remain in the Space or leave.

To report a user:

If you would like to report a Twitter Space user from your Android device, follow the steps outlined below:

  1. In the Space, tap the user’s account avatar.
  2. Navigate to “Report” and select the reason you are reporting the user.
  3. Now that you have reported the user, you will have the option to leave or stay in the Space.

How to Report a User in Twitter Spaces on an iPad

When using your iPad, this is how to report a user you feel has violated Twitter rules.

To report a Space:

  1. Press the three dots in the lower right corner of the Twitter Space page.
  2. From the dropdown menu, select “Report this Space.”
  3. Identify the reason you are reporting the Space.
  4. Now you can either leave the Twitter Space or choose to remain.

To report a user:

If you would like to report a Twitter Space user from your iPad, follow the steps outlined below:

  1. While in the Space, press the user’s account avatar.
  2. Scroll to “Report” and then click on the reason you are reporting the user.
  3. Once you have reported the user, you will have the option to leave or stay in the Space.

How to Report a User in Twitter Spaces on a PC

Twitter can be accessed through a web browser. If this is the device you are using to join a Twitter Space, the steps below will walk you through reporting a user on the forum.

To report a Space:

  1. Tap the three dots located in the lower right corner of the Twitter Space page.
  2. Choose “Report this Space” from the menu displayed.
  3. Click on the reason you are reporting the Space.
  4. You can now decide if you would like to continue in the Twitter Space or exit.

To report a user:

If you would like to report a Twitter Space user from your PC, follow the steps outlined below:

  1. While in the Space, tap the user’s account avatar.
  2. Select “Report” and then click on the reason you are reporting the user.
  3. Once you have reported the user, you will have the option to leave or stay in the Space.

Additional FAQs

How to report a user in Twitter Spaces as a host

It’s important to note that a Spaces host or co-host can report, block, mute, or remove a participant in their Space. If a host blocks a user, they have blocked them from their Space and Twitter accounts. They can, therefore, never join another Space that the host sets up.

As a host, to block or remove someone from your Space, tap on their avatar and then click either “Block & Remove” or “Report & Remove.”

How to report a Twitter Spaces on someone’s behalf

If the offended party on Twitter Spaces can’t make a report for some reason, you can do it on their behalf. You can do this by submitting a report to Twitter.

Speak Up

Certain topics can be hot-button issues for public members, but that doesn’t give anybody the right to offend others. If you feel that a Twitter Spaces user, or the Space itself, has violated or harmed participants, it is important to speak up by reporting them on the platform.

The guidelines outlined above show you how to do that from any device you might be using to access Twitter Spaces. You can even report abuse if you are a participant who doesn’t have a Twitter account.

Have you participated in Twitter Spaces? Have you ever reported a Space or user for violating Twitter rules? Tell us about it in the comments section below.

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