Flagging Comments: Flagging a comment tells a site administrator that a comment is inappropriate. You can find the flag option by pointing the mouse over the comment and clicking the 'Flag' link.
Flagging a comment is only counted once per person, and you won't need to do it multiple times.
Proper Flagging Guidelines: Every site has a different commenting policy - be sure to review the policy for this site before flagging comments. In general these types of comments should be flagged:
- Ones violating this site's commenting policy
- Clearly unrelated
- Personal attacks on others
Comments should not be flagged for:
- Disagreeing with the content
- Being in a dispute with the commenter