How to delete comment if it seems rude? If someone talks rudely on comments, how to delete that comment?
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However, if you did and couldn't see the flag icon, there are two common reasons:
Your mouse pointer has to be over the comment to see the flag icon.
That comment should not actually be flagged; this is just an example.
For a mobile/tablet device with no mouse, tap the comment.
When there is no mouse and you use a touch-only interface, tap the comment (anywhere) to make the flag and upvote icons appear. Then they can themselves be tapped.
And there is a third, less common reason.
The comment you want to flag has been upvoted, by you.
After you've upvoted a comment (unless you removed the upvote, which can only happen right afterwards), you cannot flag it.
If for some reason you upvoted a comment that you now realize is rude/offensive, off-topic/unconstructive, too chatty, or (more likely) has become obsolete, the workaround is to flag the post itself (with a custom flag) and explain the situation.
(If there's more than one comment to flag, one flag on the post is still enough--you can explain it all there.)
If you have at least a reputation of 15 on the site, you can flags comments as offensive. If other people or a moderator agree the comment will be deleted.
To flag a comment, there should be a small flag symbol visible to the left of the comment when you hover over the comment with the mouse.