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F1 drivers join social media #StopOnlineAbuse boycott

Three current Formula 1 drivers, led by seven times world champion Lewis Hamilton, joined leading sports bodies on Friday in a growing boycott of social media to protest online abuse. The soccer-led campaign has gathered momentum, spreading from clubs and leagues to national and international bodies in tennis, cricket, rugby and cycling. European soccer body UEFA has said it will stay silent across its platforms over the weekend, starting at 1500 BST (1600 CEST) on Friday. 'To stand in solidarity with the football community, I will be going dark on my social media channels this weekend,' said Hamilton, on Instagram where he has 22-million followers. 'There is no place in our society for...
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