Here's What Happens When You Report Something on Facebook

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Some people are total assholes on Facebook. They're bullies who post things that are racist, sexist, and otherwise offensive. And you report them. But what happens when you do? Facebook Security has posted an explanation.

The guide above (click to enlarge) looks a little bit like the game Mouse Trap, and it's not all that straightforward, though the company breaks down the process a bit, explaining that there are four teams (Safety, Hate and Harassment, Access, and Abusive Content) made up of hundreds of employees that are monitoring complaints 24/7.