In England want to achieve a change in the rules of Twitter because of racism against footballers


В Англии хотят добиться изменений в правилах Twitter из-за проявлений расизма в отношении футболистов

The football Association of England (FA) intends to hold an emergency meeting with the leadership on Twitter, reports The Guardian.

The charges stemmed from three racist incident involving players of the English Premier League and championship over the past 7 days. During this time comments from fans injured forwards Chelsea’s Tammy Abraham and “reading” Yak Meite and midfielder “Manchester United” Paul Pogba, who suffered from racist comments on Twitter after he missed a penalty in the match vs Wolverhampton (1: 1).

At the meeting with the leadership of the Twitter user FA intends to toughen rules of use of social network. According to representatives of the League, if nothing is done, the situation could spiral out of control in the near future.

In turn, the leadership of Twitter understand the depth of the problem.

“We have always supported an open and healthy dialogue with our partners in this area, but we know we must do more to protect our users. Racist behavior has no place on our platform, and we strongly condemn it”, – quotes the edition Twitter.

We will add that according to the research results known to the organization Kick It Out revealed that from August 2014 to March 2015 number of racist insults on Twitter over 135 thousand