Rugby union joins social media boycott Premiership Rugby and English cricket will join football's social media boycott to tackle abuse and discrimination. English soccer leads social media racism boycott - The Boston GlobeFour days of silence across Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram by soccer leagues, clubs, and players began on Friday. Sport prepares for social media boycottLeading football clubs will be joined by a number of sporting bodies for a four-day boycott of social media to tackle abuse and discrimination. English football leads social media racism boycottFor the next few days, there will be no goal clips, lineup announcements, or even title celebrations. This means that if Manchester City clinches the Premier League trophy on Sunday it will not celebrate the title on social media. English football begins four-day social media boycott over abuseSocial media silence by football leagues, clubs and players in England in protest against online racist abuse.