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Players advised over Twitter security amid concerns for their welfare in the wake of abuse aimed at Paul Pogba, Tammy Abraham and Yakou Meite High-profile incidents have highlighted Twitter's policing of hateful content Some players have shunned Twitter 'mentions', in effect blocking comments Others have chosen to only view notifications from accounts they follow

By Jack Gaughan for MailOnline

Published: 00:17 BST, 22 August 2019 | Updated: 00:26 BST, 22 August 2019

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Footballers are being advised to alter their Twitter preferences in a bid to prevent mental health issues.

Representatives are mindful of the effect online abuse can have, with stars up and down the divisions now turning off some notifications.

The season isn't even a month old but three high-profile racist incidents have shone a light on Twitter's policing of hateful content.

Paul Pogba was racially abused on social media after he missed a penalty in the draw at Wolves

Paul Pogba was racially abused on social media after he missed a penalty in the draw at Wolves

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