Off the field and on to the feed: tackling racism online - Part 2 of 3

Where to draw the line? Published 04 February 2013 By: Laura Scaife

Off the field and on to the feed: tackling racism online - Part 2 of 3

Another question which has been raised by Twitter, is where to draw the line between innocent posts and what may be considered racist content. A recent example which highlighting this is that of a Young Leeds Fan in Twitter Race Row after making up to look like El Hadji Diouf.  The ten-year-old became embroiled in an online race row after he blacked up to pose with his hero. 

 

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Laura Scaife

Laura Scaife

Laura is an innovative thinker in the field of Social Media and has been extensively published on matters concerning compliance with e-commerce issues arising out of the Office of Fair Trading and Advertising Standard Agency guidelines as well as online revenue generation, defamation, electronic communications based offences, effective dispute settlement, business crisis management and reputational management.

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