Read about different common scenarios on social media that can be controversial from a legal perspective, broken down into more understandable explanations.
Review some tips on how to make sure you are protecting yourself on the internet when it comes to your personal information
Learn more about your social media rights with these quick educational scenarios. Choose if you think the following hypothetical situations justify content removal, are freedom of speech, or if you’re unsure.
Get directions on how to file appeals and understand the behind the scenes of the process. This resource includes instructions for Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, TikTok, and Reddit.
This resource includes information and links to outside resources that you can turn too if The Online Identity Help Center doesn't have what you're looking for.
The Online Identity Help Center (OIHC) is part of a research project conducted by researchers at the University of Michigan School of Information and funded in part by the National Science Foundation. We aim to help people understand different social media platforms’ policies and rules about content takedowns.
We provide resources to learn more about social media guidelines and what to do if your content is taken down
We present the stories content takedowns to social media policy makers to help influence positive change
We listen to individuals who share their stories and offer additional resources to help them through their situations