Racism is rife on dating apps – Where does it come from and how can it be fixed?

Racism manifests itself in all walks of life, but in online environments, where conversations are unmoderated and identities are curated, abuse is rife.

Now, major dating apps are putting protections in place to combat the tide of horrific racial abuse directed towards people of colour on their platforms, which thrives under the guise of it being “just another sexual preference”.

While some users state “zero-tolerance policies” towards particular ethnicities in their bios, others infer racial fetishes over conversation, which to many is just as offensive.

Read the full article on Independent

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