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Having clout on social media is becoming less of an aspiration and more of a matter of survival and freedom to live life on your own terms.
Right-wing extremists and far-right political parties have been using social media to broaden their appeal beyond the fringes.
Rantt Writer Luke Huizenga took a deep dive into social networks that cultivate extremism and became consumed in a whirlpool of disinformation and hate.
From children living in extremist households to those consuming extremist content on social media, the pandemic has left them vulnerable to radicalization.
Conservatives are fleeing to social media sites like Gab, Telegram, MeWe, and BitChute that knowingly host dangerous right-wing content.
While Trump, Republicans, and right-wing media should carry much of the blame, tech companies must atone for their role in far-right radicalization and make bigger changes.
Trump has lost, but his base still exists within a false reality built on conspiracy theories. This is one of the greatest challenges we face.
The use of visuals helps the radical right relate to their online audiences and more effectively push their radical agendas.
Trump's spread of election lies highlights the fact it's not traditional ideological divides that keep us polarized, it's disinformation.
Conspiracy theories like QAnon have spread like wildfire throughout the American right, and President Trump is fueling those false fires.