bbc said that Swansea City attacking midfielder Yan Dhanda says the lack of action taken by social media companies over online abuse is giving people “the green light to go and do it again”.British Asian Dhanda, 22, was abused on Instagram after his side’s FA Cup defeat by Manchester City.Facebook has temporarily stopped the user from sending Instagram messages.”They’re just adding fire to the hate and proving to the racist people they can get away with it,” said Dhanda.
Having played 77 minutes of Manchester City’s 3-1 victory at the Liberty Stadium on Wednesday, Dhanda said he was sent the racist abuse following a challenge on Spanish midfielder Rodri.The matter was reported to South Wales Police, who are continuing investigations while Swansea have criticised Facebook’s response.
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