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PremierLeague-News.Com - Instagram is investigating abusive messages sent to Ireland and Celtic defender Shane Duffy.
PremierLeague-News.Com - Breaking Sport Transfer News ! "Instagram is investigating abusive messages sent to Ireland and Celtic defender Shane Duffy. The defender's fellow Derryman James McClean last week highlighted disgusting comments sent his way via social media.Duffy yesterday revealed a string of messages sent by an individual who appears to be a Rangers supporter.They included sectarian messages and a sick taunt about the death of Duffy's father Brian who passed away suddenly last summer.Duffy posted a screenshot on his own account with the message: "There's abuse which is fine but surely there's a limit."Instagram has indicated to Sky Sports that the social media giant is looking into the matter.The person who had his messages to Duffy highlighted subsequently tried to explain his actions by claiming that he was just testing to see if the 29-year-old would reply and it was an attempt to "get a reaction".Lurgan-born Neil Lennon, Duffy's Celtic manager, told Sky Sports that social media companies must be held accountable for what is posted by their subscribers."I saw on Sky today the pressure that football is putting on these social media platforms.
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. These platforms don't show any accountability or look after the people on the end of this constant abuse, whether racial, sectarian, personal."It's a poison in modern-day society and it's disgusting. I'm fed up talking about it because nothing gets done. It is about time these people are named, shamed, and dealt with by the police and/or courts," he said after McClean spoke out about the online abuse directed at him and his family.He is among the players to support Duffy who has endured a challenging season since his loan move from Brighton with his form suffering.Meanwhile, the Football Association of Ireland last week said it remains "committed to safeguarding all of our players against any form of abuse on any social media platform. To abuse or threaten James or any player because of his nationality should not be tolerated by society. Unfortunately, such behaviour is all too common now on social media"."
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