Islamophobia fuelled by anonymity on social media, report says

Islamophobia is being fuelled by anonymity on social media, a report for the extremism watchdog said today (file image)

Islamophobia is being fuelled by anonymity on social media and could be curbed if users had to disclose more about their identities, a report for the extremism watchdog said today. A paper published by the Commission for Countering Extremism says an “increase in Islamophobic language” online is associated strongly with posts by “users with fewer than three identifiable details” on their profile.Continue Reading