In summer 2016, @newcastletoon asked me please to speak out on Twitter about the abusive language pro-Eu people were using. He felt that I needed to take a stand. He was right.
Others have stepped up within the Remain communities online to ask for hate speech to stop.
Not sure what hate speech is? Here are some useful links:
- Citizen Advice Info Sheet
- Hate Crime Operational Guidance - College of Policing (2014)
- How to report hate incidents during elections
How to move a community conversation along
- Jed Marson has some tips. He'll add them here.