Rio Ferdinand has called for a new social media platform to be set up as he criticised tech giants for failing to get a grip on bullying and “toxic behaviours”.The former England footballer, who suffered racial abuse as a child, said he wanted to stop his daughters going through the same experience.He also backed the Government’s Online Safety Bill, which will allow Ofcom to fine companies up to 10% of their turnover if they fail to protect children online.A lot of the kids now - I’ve got kids myself - they go online and they’re trying to live up to...
A new social media platform may be the answer to solving "online hate and toxic behaviours," Rio Ferdinand has said at the launch of the Diana Award’s annual anti-bullying campaign Don’t Face It Alone.The former England footballer called for social media websites to be more accountable and backed the government’s Online Safety Bill, which will allow Ofcom to fine companies up to 10% of their turnover if they fail to protect children online."I think inspiring content and inspiring social media things is the way forward", Ferdinand said.Click here to sign up for our newsletters.
Former Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand believes Raphael Varane must have been in shock at Manchester United’s questionable set-up after joining from Real Madrid last summer. At the Bernabeu, Varane won the lot – including four UEFA Champions League triumphs – but he spent last season with a United...
Rio Ferdinand has linked up with the Jockey Club through his youth charity, the Rio Ferdinand Foundation. The former Manchester United and England defender said racing had plenty to offer “both as a career path and a sport”, with the aim of the collaboration being to help young people from some of the UK’s most disadvantaged communities learn more about the sport as a pastime and an industry they can work in.
Manchester United had confirmed the Midfielder's departure this week, after six years in the Old Trafford side for the second time Paul Pogba says goodbye.
Former Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand has been recognised in the platinum jubilee Queen’s birthday honours. Ferdinand, 43, receives an OBE for his activism and charity work. He has won praise for his work on bereavement after losing his first wife, Rebecca, from breast cancer in 2015. The former...