Swansea to boycott social media platforms for one week in fight against racism – ESPN

Swansea City have announced that the club will boycott all social media platforms for a week in the fight against racism and online abuse.

The Championship club said the playing and coaching staff will not post anything on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, Snapchat, YouTube or TikTok on Thursday from 5 p.m. BST.

Swansea City Ladies, the club’s community trust and senior administrative staff will also take part in the boycott.

A club statement read: “Swansea City has chosen to take a club-wide stance in the battle against abuse and discrimination of all forms on social media.

“This decision has been taken as a result of conversations between senior club staff, players and management.

“As a football club, we have seen several of our players subjected to abhorrent abuse in the past seven weeks alone, and we feel it is right to take a stand against behaviour that is a blight on our sport, and society at large.

“We will always be unwavering in our support of our players, staff, supporters and the community that we proudly represent, and we are united as a club
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