West Brom defender Semi Ajayi suffered racist abuse on social media after Sunday's Premier League defeat by Liverpool, according to BBC Sport.
The Super Eagles star wrote on his Instagram account: “Yet again, I come on Instagram to more racial abuse after a game.
“Instagram sort it out.”
In April, Instagram announced a tool to enable users to automatically filter out abusive messages from those they do not follow on the platform.
Facebook “urges” people to make use of the safety features which it says “can meaningfully decrease the abuse people experience”.
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“No single thing will fix this challenge overnight but we're committed to doing what we can to keep our community safe from abuse,” the social media company said.
A number of players in English football have been targeted by online discrimination in recent months.
In April, a four-day social media boycott by football organisations, clubs, players, other sports stars, different sports, major businesses and media outlets took place.
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