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PM Flagging: A how-to guide

We have a cool  feature for your inbox called PM Flagging!

Help us help you: We would like to rid your inbox of spam, scams, adult content like porn and other PMs that don’t abide by our rules. Now with PM Flagging, you can help us identify senders of such messages and alert us to their presence. By flagging a PM, you’ll be  submitting a report about the  PM sent by that member. After too many reports, their future PMs to you will be automatically sent to your spam folder.

Here’s how PM Flagging works in the New View

  1. On top of each message, there is a series buttons that let you take action with your message. To Flag, click the More button.

  2. Clicking More will reveal a dropdown menu with options for you to choose from. Click Flag for Review to start the reporting process.

  3. The next step is to select the reason why you are flagging the message. There are several options to choose from.

  4. Once you have selected your flag reasoning, the last step is to share the PM with the moderators so they can properly review the message. Please note that the moderators must have the message to take action if neccesary.You can also block the user at this time.

  5. Once you’ve clicked “send” to flag a message, the message goes into your Spam folder. All flagged messages, regardless of reason for flagging, go to Spam. Once messages are in Spam, you can delete them with the “Trash Selected” button or move them out of Spam to your Inbox or other mail folders.

Here’s how PM Flagging works in the Classic View

  1. At the bottom of each message, there is a link to “Flag this PM/Sender” – click it. This will begin the reporting process.
  2. The next step is to select the reason why you are flagging the message. There are several options to choose from.
  3. You can also choose to block the sender in this popup. (You can manage your “Block List” in your My Stuff section.) Once you have selected your flag reasoning, the last step is to share the PM with the moderators so they can properly review the message. Please note that the moderators must have the message to take action if neccesary.You can also block the user at this time.
  4. Once you’ve clicked “send” to flag a message, the message goes into your Spam folder. All flagged messages, regardless of reason for flagging, go to Spam. Once messages are in Spam, you can delete them with the “Trash Selected” button or move them out of Spam to your Inbox or other mail folders.

That’s it! It’s a pretty simple feature. Using it will help us catch the bad guys and stop them from abusing Model Mayhem by messaging people.

If you have questions about PM Flagging, feel free to ask the mods in CAM. Thanks!

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