By Danyal Hussain For Mailonline
Published: 08:54 GMT, 1 February 2019 | Updated: 08:55 GMT, 1 February 2019
The Bishop of Gloucester, the Rt Rev Rachel Treweek, has called on social media companies to do more to protect children
The Church of England has slammed social media companies and accused them of not doing enough to protect children online from abuse and bullying.
The Bishop of Gloucester, the Rt Rev Rachel Treweek, has spearheaded the Church's efforts to force companies to take action and remove harmful content on social media.
She believes that more should be done to protect children from abuse, bullying and issues of low self-esteem online.
The Bishop of Gloucester, the first female bishop, added that excuses made by firms for failing to take action were no longer sustainable.
She told the Telegraph: 'They should stop