Why Does Social Media Deem It Acceptable to Allow Racial Abuse to Black Footballers? | Community | News


No form of abuse is acceptable no matter what circumstances are involved.

With Social Media they do have the resources to eliminate the abuse though their platforms, but they appear unwilling to do so.

The legislation promised in the Queen’s Speech could well alleviate that to some or all extent.  However, these platforms are owned my multi-billionaires and so their resources to fight or reduce the effects of any such legislation are enormous, but that should not stop the legislation coming into force and if it needs to be amended to make it more enforceable then so be it.

Black footballers could come off Social Media but why should they, why is it the innocent who have to act, rather than the perpetrators being punished, it is because it is easier for this to occur, but it is a major limitation of freedoms. Just because something is difficult should not be an excuse to not proceed, as by not proceeding this is as bad as the initial racial abuse and is in effect condoning but inaction or insufficient action. If the was put into every legislation, that inaction or insufficient action was illegal then more would be done by all concerned.

 

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In finding U.S. disaster loan fraudsters, YouTube, Instagram are just the start – watchdog – Reuters


WASHINGTON (Reuters) – For small business owners or others searching for advice on applying for a U.S. government disaster loan, there’s plenty to be found on social media. But that’s just the beginning of potentially fraudulent activity the Small Business Administration’s top watchdog is keen to root out.

 

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Mum’s fury after Instagram picture of her son’s face is removed | News | Good Morning Britain | GMB


Today we met the mum of a 12-year-old boy with a facial disfigurement who was furious after Instagram took down a photo of him after someone was thought to have reported it.Charlie Beswick, from Stoke-on-Trent, blogs about life with her twin boys Harry and Oliver. Harry was born with Goldenhar Syndrome, which means he has no left eye, eye socket, nostril, or left ear and a short jaw. He also has Global Development Delay, autism and is non verbal.Last week, Charlie posted a picture of Harry without his prosthetic eye and it was removed two days later. She received a message from Instagram telling her it didn’t adhere to community guidelines.

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