Social media abuse is a crisis of the modern age. We need to treat it like one.

  • Thomas Webb

Press/Media: Research cited

Description

Coverage of research by Tom Webb on abuse suffered by footballers online

Period14 Feb 2021 → 15 Feb 2021

Media coverage

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Media coverage

  • TitleSocial media abuse is a crisis of the modern age. We need to treat it like one
    Degree of recognitionInternational
    Media name/outletThe Athletic
    Media typeWeb
    Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom
    Date15/02/21
    DescriptionTwitter was once fun. Instagram was a place to share holiday photos to the response of uplifting comments from family and friends. Now, social media sites can be more harm than good if you are a person with an opinion or some sort of marker of difference, as far too many people in football are finding.
    Producer/AuthorNancy Frostick
    URLhttps://theathletic.co.uk/2381718/2021/02/13/social-media-abuse-is-a-crisis-of-the-modern-age-we-need-to-treat-it-like-one/
    PersonsThomas Webb
  • Title'Not banning racists gives more fuel for hate': Swansea City's Yan Dhanda joins calls for social media companies to do more
    Degree of recognitionInternational
    Media name/outletThe Telegraph
    Media typeWeb
    Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom
    Date14/02/21
    DescriptionSwansea City midfielder Yan Dhanda has accused social-media companies of fuelling hate by failing to ban the person who racially abused him last week.
    Producer/AuthorMike McGrath
    URLhttps://www.telegraph.co.uk/football/2021/02/11/new-age-accountability-government-warns-instagram-new-measures/
    PersonsThomas Webb