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Report Abuse

POST /self/abuse_reports
  • json
Host: api.meetup.com
  • reporting
api version 3

Submits a new abuse report for a target member. Abuse reports will be followed up on by our Community Support team.

Request Parameters

This method requires the oauth reporting scope for oauth-authenticated requests

comments

An optional string of text that describes why you are submitting this report

content_tag

An optional identifier for flagged content that identifies both the type and id, where possible, of the content reported. The type and id should be separated by a ':' character, e.g event_comment:{event_comment_id}. Valid content_tag types include conversation, conversation_message, convo, custom_list, email, event_comment, event_photo, group, mailing_list, member_photo, member_profile, message_board, pro_megaphone, reply, service_group_communication, service_group_communication_message. If member_id is not provided, content_tag should be provided to imply member_id

member_id

A numeric identifier for the member being reported. If not provided, this will be infered by the author of the content associated with the provided content_tag

type

A required identifier for type of abuse you are reporting. Acceptable values include abuse, cron, dangerous, dislike_photo, fake, graphic_content, graphic_photo, harmful_activities, impersonation, inappropriate, inappropriate_photo, join, licensed_services, not_accurate, not_community, not_irl, nudity, offsite, other, pay_dispute, photo, promotion_focus, sex, spam, transactional, underage, violence

url

An optional URL for the location of the reported content if one exists

Response

A successful abuse report request will result in a 202 Accepted response

Examples

Submit an abuse report for member {member_id} for posting inappropriate comments

curl -H "Authorization: Bearer {token}" \
  "https://api.meetup.com/self/abuse_reports" \
  -d "member_id={member_id}&type=inappropriate&comment=This member has been posting inappropriate comments on my Meetups"

API methods

v3 batch

v2 categories

v2 cities

v2 dashboard

v1 groups

v1 oembed

v1 topics

v2 deprecated