Victoria’s First Peoples’ Assembly says Facebook must act against ‘tidal wave’ of racist trolls

Victoria’s First Peoples’ Assembly has called on Facebook to act against the “tidal wave” of racist online trolls that it says have targeted its work.

But Facebook’s parent company Meta has defended its record of addressing online abuse, saying it was a problem all tech companies needed to confront.

The assembly, which has been establishing a framework for treaty negotiations between Indigenous Victorians and the state government, penned an open letter to the social media company on Thursday, saying it needs to do better in the face of persistent hatred and racism.

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