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What people can still see, even after you block them online

Being bullied, getting spam or moving on from a relationship - there are many reasons to block people online.

Depending on the platform you're using, different things happen, but the general rule is that it stops that user from communicating with you.

But when you hit that block button on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter or WhatsApp, it doesn't necessarily mean you are totally hidden from them. Find out more on the BBC web site here:

BBC Advice has help and information about what to do if you are experiencing online bullying.