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Report Group

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

Submits a new abuse report for a target group. 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

type

A required identifier for type of abuse you are reporting. Acceptable values include dangerous, graphic_content, graphic_photo, harmful_activities, inappropriate:illegal, inappropriate:intellectual_property, inappropriate:licensed_services, inappropriate:misinformation, inappropriate:other, inappropriate:sexual_exploitation, inappropriate:sexually_explicit, inappropriate:underage, irl:hateful, irl:misrepresentation, irl:other, irl:violent, licensed_services, not_accurate, not_community, not_irl, nudity, other, poor_quality_or_spam:misinformation, poor_quality_or_spam:misleading_title, poor_quality_or_spam:no_description, poor_quality_or_spam:not_irl, poor_quality_or_spam:other, poor_quality_or_spam:spam, promotion_focus, sex, smyte_warn, transactional, violence, violent_or_hateful:hateful, violent_or_hateful:misinformation, violent_or_hateful:other, violent_or_hateful:violent

Response

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

Examples

Submit an abuse report for a group {urlname} that doesn't appear to be fostering a health community

curl -H "Authorization: Bearer {token}" \
  "https://api.meetup.com/{urlname}/abuse_reports" \
  -d "type=not_community"

API methods