English Premier League authorities are taking a bold move on racism and online abuse this match week 34.
Official social media accounts will be silent until Tuesday 4th May in aim to end the abuse of players.
The call by EPL authorities to the various clubs interacting with fans on social media took action yesterday evening.
A hashtag, #StopOnlineAbuse has been added to the existing one #NoRoomForRacism to drive the initiative.
In as much as the move is good, it is ablow to EPL lovers who usually prefer getting updates on social media.
This means that they will not get the vital information and updates like they usually do. They will also not get entertained because past videos will not be shared.
Things will be different as they will not give line ups, pre and post-match presses by the coaches on their accounts.
This adds more salt to the wounds as it comes at a time when most fans are not allowed on the pitch due to Covid-19.
But will boycotting social media really compel authorities to take quick acctions?
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