Faith Associates in partnership with Facebook has produced the ‘Keeping Muslims Safe Online’ safety guide aimed at providing easy to understand tips and advice outlining best practice to help keep Muslims safe online.
This guide has been produced to empower Muslim users on the platform with the tools, resources and knowledge to identify and deal with harmful content to keep them and their friends safe online. The guide outlines the risks that exist online for Muslim users and provide them with a breakdown of the tools and resources Facebook has produced to help report, flag and block hateful content.
For us, this safety guide serves several key purposes:
Key to the ‘how’ of the guide is the consultation procedure we undertook to ensure that it considers religious sensitivities and is easy to follow and understand.
The consultation procedure has been twofold.
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