Social media providers must step up fight against racism, say Kick It Out

Kick It Out statestime is running out for societal media providers to act about the spate of online racist abuse directed in footballers.
Football campaign commented following widespread condemnation of internet abuse directed at Leicester midfielder Hamza Choudhury this weekend. Leicester have reported the remarks .
Kick Out It has warned media providers must do more face the prospect of intervention or to stamp out racism on their platforms.
After yesterdays Premier League fixture between Liverpool and Leicester City, Hamza Choudhury became the latest player to receive horrendous racist abuse – via lots of social networking platforms and from the comments section of several online articles, Kick Out mentioned in an announcement to Sky Sports News.
Despite ongoing discussions about tacking this ever-increasing issue, weve yet to see any concrete measures set up to look after the players enduring this misuse.
The time for talking is quickly running out and when action will not be accepted, the Government or a regulatory body needs to intervene and force these programs to embrace measures to eradicate misuse, identify perpetrators and hold them to account
Football authorities met with Twitter in London a month to discuss what could be done about the racist misuse of gamers on the social networking platform.
Sky Sports News understands football authorities held a similar meeting with Facebook.

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