Elton John: Boycott social media over ‘hate speech’

(BBC) — Sir Elton John has called for a boycott of social media giants to force them to tackle homophobic hate speech.

Speaking to the BBC’s Newsnight, Sir Elton said companies “haven’t done anything to try to stem the flow of hate on the internet”.

His interview followed him giving the Diana, Princess of Wales lecture on HIV, in which he called on firms to harness their social power.


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