Other reporting options

If flagging a video does not accurately capture your issue, we have several other reporting mechanisms for you to explore.

Reporting a channel

Flagging is a great way to report a video that you think violates our Community Guidelines, but sometimes you may need to report more than one piece of content or may wish to submit a more detailed report for review. By reporting a user’s channel, you can highlight a user’s comments or videos and give us more information about your concern. If you feel that you've been targeted for abuse, this tool is your best option to report content.

Privacy reporting

To file a privacy complaint, start the Privacy Complaint Process. Your privacy is always respected in this process.

Legal reporting

If you need to report a legal issue on behalf of yourself or your client, you may contact us via our Legal Webforms. To expedite our ability to investigate your claim, we encourage you to submit your claim using our webform, rather than by fax or post.

Keep in mind that abuse of our legal forms may result in the termination of your YouTube account.

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