racism in sport

The global footballers’ union, FIFPRO, said there has been a failure to address racism in a “strong and unequivocal manner” by platforms including Instagram and Twitter (File/AFP)

Soccer players pressure Instagram to do more to stop racism

  • Instagram says it will disable accounts that repeatedly send racist messages after soccer players in England expressed anger about being targeted with abuse
  • The British government has also put pressure on social media companies to do more to remove racists from their platforms
By AP ·