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

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

Period14 Feb 2021 → 15 Feb 2021

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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
CountryUnited 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
CountryUnited 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

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