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After The Euro 2020 Final Twitter Claims That The Uk Is By Far The Most Common Source Of Racist Messages

Marcus Rashford, Jadon Sancho, and Bukayo Saka were attacked after missing penalties in England’s Euro 2020 final loss to Italy; Twitter says the UK was ‘by far’ the largest country of origin for the abusive tweets that were removed; Twitter says the UK was ‘by far’ the largest country of origin for the abusive tweets that were removed; Twitter says the UK was ‘by far’ the largest country of origin for the abusive tweets that were removed;
Marcus Rashford, Jadon Sancho, and Bukayo Saka all missed penalty kicks as the Three Lions’ great European Championship run came to an end in a penalty shootout loss to Italy.
Following the incident, the trio was subjected to terrible internet abuse, with police stating last week that they had made 11 arrests so far as part of their probe into online racial abuse of England players.
Twitter has released an outline of their investigation into “the appalling racist abuse” aimed towards players on the site during the final last month.
“Our automated technologies kicked in immediately on the night of the Euros final, ensuring we discovered and removed 1,622 nasty tweets in the 24 hours that followed,” Twitter UK said.
“Just 2% of the tweets we took down had more than 1,000 impressions.”
Individuals who use social media to spread racist abuse can no longer hide behind the internet, according to police chief constable Mark Roberts. “Although many have rightly emphasized the global character of the discourse, it is also vital to note the UK was – by far – the largest nation of origin for the nasty tweets we removed,” Roberts says.
“Our data implies that ID verification would have been unlikely to prevent the abuse – 99 percent of account owners were identifiable as of the permanently suspended accounts,” says the report.
“After our February upgrade, we’ve enhanced our proactive capabilities for identifying racist abuse and removed slightly under 13,000 tweets, 95 percent of which were spotted proactively,” the company said.
“We’ll be testing a new product feature soon that automatically disables accounts that use inappropriate language.”
“On Twitter, racist abuse has no place.”
“Our goal has always been for Twitter to be used as a safe way for everyone to interact.”
“With our partners, we’re determined to do everything we can to prevent these awful beliefs and behaviors from being seen on and off the platform.” Hate Won’t Stop Us Sky Sports is committed to making our channels a safe environment for debate, free of abuse, hatred, and vulgarity.
Please copy the URL to the nasty post or screengrab it and email it to us here if you observe a reply to Sky Sports postings and/or content that expresses hatred on the grounds of race, color, gender, nationality, ethnicity, handicap, religion, sexuality, age, or class.
Visit www.skysports.com/hatewontstopus for additional information.

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