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Social Media: Abuse and Intimidation

Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport written question – answered on 8th October 2019.

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Photo of Ian Austin Ian Austin Independent, Dudley North

To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what discussions she has had with representatives from social media platforms on anonymous abuse and threats on those platforms.

Photo of Matt Warman Matt Warman The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport

Ministers and officials have regular meetings and discussions with social media platforms on a range of issues, including online abuse and threats. Details of Ministerial meetings are published quarterly on the Gov.uk website.

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