Football clubs have stepped up efforts in recent weeks to tackle the cesspool of racism that is social media. Swansea City announced a week-long boycott of social media platforms, which was followed by Birmingham City and Rangers. Arsenal and France legend Thierry Henry has deactivated his social media handles until the platforms take stricter action against abusers.
It was revealed that English football considered a collective boycott of social media but no further news has been received on that front. The latest step being considered is entering into a contract with Respondology to manage hateful comments. The Athletic has revealed that six Premier League clubs are in touch with the American tech company and the FA has also shown interest.
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