Antigone Davis, Facebook’s Global Head of Safety, states in a post on the company’s newsroom website that the social network added new anti-harassment and anti-bullying tools for users to better control their experience.
As stated by Davis, Facebook added comment moderation tools designed to make it easier for people who want to either hide or delete comments which have bullying and harassment intentions using each post’s options menu.
The comment moderation feature is already included on the desktop and Android Facebook platforms, with the iOS app to also get it in the next few months.
Facebook users can also report harassment and bullying incidents where their friends or family members were targeted.
This would trigger an immediate review of the post where it happened by the Community Operations team to decide if the reported comments break any of the community standards.
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