Foot­ball Clubs Snoop­ing on Play­ers’ FB

The Economic Times - - Dis­rup­tion: -

Pre­mier League foot­ball clubs are in­creas­ingly em­ploy­ing cy­ber­se­cu­rity firms to scour the so­cial me­dia ac­counts of play­ers they are look­ing to sign. The clubs are look­ing for ev­i­dence of “big­otry, hate speech, and other il­le­gal of­fen­sive be­hav­ior”, ac­cord­ing to the re­port. Kroll has a list of 1,000 “prob­lem­atic words” it looks for when trawl­ing foot­ball play­ers’ FB, Twit­ter, In­sta­gram, and other so­cial me­dia ac­counts. — BI

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