Facebook takes action against racist attacks on footballers


The US-based social media company Facebook announced that it will take new measures against the recently increasing racist attacks against black football players, especially in the English Premier League.

The recent racist attacks on social media against many black players such as Manchester United footballers Marcus Rashford, Anthony Martial, Axel Tuanzebe, West Bromwich Albion’s Romaine Sawyers, Chelsea’s Reece James and Manchester United’s women’s team Lauren James spent.

Facebook director Fadza Madzingira, who made an assessment on the subject, said, “Recently, the increasing racist messages on our platform terrify me. We will take new measures to prevent such situations. used the expressions.

As part of the new measures taken, accounts that send racist messages to football players on Facebook will be frozen indefinitely.

On the social media platform Instagram owned by Facebook, users’ accounts will be terminated in repeated messages with racist content. Instagram had previously been penalized for account freezing for a while in such cases.