Alt-Right

extremism

Support for Trump Is the Single Greatest Factor Uniting the 'Alt-Right' on Twitter

The Trump presidency united far-right extremists and led to a proliferation of Twitter users who self-identify as “alt-right,” according to a new study.
Caroline Haskins
4 days ago
YouTube

From Joe Rogan to the Far Right: Inside YouTube's Alt-Media Ecosystem

"Really, it is this fully fledged different media system with a totally different logic than mainstream media."
Caroline Haskins
9.26.18
Twitter

Microsoft Demands That Gab Delete Post Calling for 'Eradication of All Jews'

Microsoft has given the alt-right Twitter alternative 48 hours to delete two offending posts before it shuts down the company's cloud server account.
Matthew Gault
8.9.18
Memes

Infowars Is Fighting for the Right to Keep Using Pepe the Frog on Merchandise

Court documents reveal how Alex Jones' company will fight to keep selling Pepe branded merchandise.
Matthew Gault
7.13.18
copyright

Neo-Nazi Site Daily Stormer Takes Down Pepe Images After Getting Copyright Claims From Its Creator

The Daily Stormer has removed all images and references of the famously chill frog after getting DMCA notices from Matt Furie.
Matthew Gault
7.10.18
In Moderation

These Are Facebook’s Policies for Moderating White Supremacy and Hate

As hate speech continues to be a top issue for social media platforms, we are publishing an extended selection of training material showing how Facebook sees the issue of white supremacy and hate more generally.
Joseph Cox
5.29.18
Radio Motherboard

Listen to Radio Motherboard on Facebook’s Reckoning with American Nazis

What Facebook's internal guidelines around hate speech say about how the company operates.
Wajeeh Maaz
5.29.18
In Moderation

Here’s Facebook’s Internal Policy on Pepe the Frog

The far-right adopted Pepe the Frog as its own symbol of intolerance. Breaking with its policy of allowing fictional characters to push hateful messages, Facebook banned certain images of Pepe, according to internal documents.
Joseph Cox
5.25.18
In Moderation

Leaked Documents Show Facebook’s Post-Charlottesville Reckoning with American Nazis

After a white supremacist killed a protester in Charlottesville in 2017, Facebook pushed to re-educate its moderators about hate speech groups in the US, and spell out the distinction from nationalism and separatism, documents obtained by Motherboard show
Joseph Cox
5.25.18
Yeezy

What We Can Learn From Kanye West’s MacBook Pro

A close reading of Kanye West's tabs reveals more than you'd expect.
Jason Koebler
4.23.18
Alt-Right

The Alt-Right Thinks 5G Network Plans Are a Deep State Conspiracy Spearheaded By Google

Conspiracy theorists say they've found evidence that Google is involved in the already-abandoned plan to build a nationalized 5G network.
Karl Bode
2.12.18
Roblox

Porn and Swastikas Have Infiltrated 'Roblox'

Hackers have found ways to subvert parental controls in the children's computer game.
Matthew Gault
10.17.17