A few days ago I reported a user to YouTube support. Now I can't remember what the username was, but I'd like to know what YouTube decided to do about my report.

However, I can't find any menu item or link pointing to the history of my report activities or anything like that in my YouTube account.

I still have the report URL in my browser history, which is like https://www.youtube.com/reportabuse?report_abuse_type=S&u=xxxxxxxxxxxxxx (with xxxxxxxxxxxxxx actually being a different code, here masked for privacy), so I assume that's some (YouTube-internal) user id: maybe I can somehow obtain the username from that and deduce what they decided to do, based on the current user existence, but I don't really know how.

Anyway a real tracking of reports status would be better.


Viewing reported users is not available for end customers. All you can get is viewing your reported history which can be found here: https://www.youtube.com/reporthistory

View your Reporting History YouTube reviews user flags to determine whether or not videos violate our Community Guidelines. Visit your Reporting History page to see the current status of videos you have flagged on YouTube:

  • Active: videos that are either not yet reviewed or that we determined don’t violate YouTube community guidelines.
  • Removed: videos that have been removed from YouTube.
  • Restricted: videos that have been placed in one of several restricted states such as age-restriction or Limited Features. Some videos may also appear with the text “Information about this video isn’t available”. This could be because the video was removed by the creator, or is not available on YouTube for a reason other than your report (for example, if it is not available in your country).

Flagged videos are listed in the order you flagged them, from newest to oldest. If you flag a video multiple times, it will appear only once, in order of the last time you most recently flagged it.

In some instances, the video you flagged may not appear in the Reporting History page. This means that many other users have already flagged the video a significant number of times, and that we are already evaluating the video based on these previous flags. We will improve this feature in the future and all of your flags will be included in this report, regardless of how many times a video has been flagged.

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    Unfortunately that page seems to list only videos I reported, not users. At least in my case it does not contain them. – Lucio Crusca Jan 27 '19 at 18:17
  • @LucioCrusca thats all you can get. viewing reported users is not avail for end user (you) – user0 Jan 27 '19 at 18:20
  • so your answer does not actually answer my question, but your last comment does. If you edit your answer accordingly, I can accept it. – Lucio Crusca Jan 27 '19 at 20:15

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