Racist Abuse on Social Media.

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Birmingham City have also joined the social media boycott for 7 days as of 1800 today.
 

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It would help but I think you'd need the broadcasters too (fat chance).
Sky plaster their screen with BLM and run adverts too stating I'm in.
Their diversity, often criticised, could not be better if truth be told.
Sky are having a go and not letting up so I think it should be applauded.
I can't speak for BT.
If someone can then go ahead.
 

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Sky plaster their screen with BLM and run adverts too stating I'm in.
Their diversity, often criticised, could not be better if truth be told.
Sky are having a go and not letting up so I think it should be applauded.
I can't speak for BT.
If someone can then go ahead.
Agreed but that doesn't cost Sky advertising revenue. Withdrawing from Social Media would, that would be the real test if they are serious.
 

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Nothing will change until those clubs that regularly reach the last 4 of the Champions League walk away. And they won't. Too much money in it you see.

Money is more important to commercial entities than tackling racism. You heard it here last.
 

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Personally I think Sky are serious and doing a lot more than other media platforms.
Shame Talksport don’t follow their lead. Instead, they’ve got a convicted racist as an actual presenter. Absolute joke.
 

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Found this quite profound from Thomas in todays PC;

"People need to educate each other to make sure that, especially in football where there is so much emotion involved, that you have a proper tone. It’s OK to criticise but have a proper tone; never get personal"

A lesson for us all I think.
 

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Convicted racist Trevor Sinclair.
Of course yes.
I always felt that he was stupid and idiotic in his behaviour that night and it was wholly indefensible.
Why did he not report the woman who abused him when he was out that night and he may have not got himself in the situation he found himself in is a question that he may struggle to answer.
 

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Found this quite profound from Thomas in todays PC;

"People need to educate each other to make sure that, especially in football where there is so much emotion involved, that you have a proper tone. It’s OK to criticise but have a proper tone; never get personal"

A lesson for us all I think.
Amore et pax is my motto.
 

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It would be interesting if the companies that advertised on these platforms also started taking action. If you ran a company with a good reputation, would you want to pay to advertise on platforms that faciliate such vile behaviour? That may make them act.
 

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