Discord has improved the way to report spam accounts

Discord has improved the way to report spam accounts

In the last few years, Discord has increased a lot. More than 150 million active users per month started using this platform who use more than 19 million servers every week. Scammers realized this and moved to this space. The last report that Discord made public, details that in the first half of 2021 — a total increase of slightly over 80,000 from the previous six months.

Discord worked on this and implemented more facilities to report them. As they said in their last report: `The team worked to scale reactive operations and improve methods to proactively detect and remove abuse.´ The notable thing is Discord has banned nearly millions of accounts from spamming last year. In this article we´ll show you the best way to do a report in Discord with success.

Obtaining the message link - desktop app

All you have to do is right click the message and click 'Copy Message Link!'


Obtaining the message link - mobile app


For Message Link, tap and hold the Message. You should see the last item on the drop-down menu: 'Share'. Click Share to open the next menu. Select ‘Copy to Clipboard’.




For Message Link, tap and hold the Message. You should see the last item on the drop-down menu: 'Copy Message Link'


This is a link to the message you are reporting. If you're reporting a lot of messages, one link in the report form and a sample of others in the body of the report is sufficient!

Now you are able to paste the link into your report. It will look like the following:

In a DM:

In a server:

Reporting the issue

You are ready to send the information to our Trust and Safety team, by filling out the form here:

The tedious process - Imagine a user going though all this just to report a scam DM


REPORT SPAM - the proper way it should be - by a press of a button!

The new way of reporting spam

In contrast the current discord report spam mechanism is simply a red button - REPORT SPAM! This is likely to be used by much more users!

Discord has also added an in house protection against bot raids!

When a large number of users join a server Discord now challenges them with Captcha

We celebrate that these updates have been extracted to the platform to provide more security to users. We know that it is not enough, since the care of the scams depends on several factors and we have a great fight ahead against a big enemy. But we are here to fight fraud.

If you were scammed and need help, write to us and we'll gladly help you.

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