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Posts tagged with ‘TikTok’

  • May072024

    Hiding in Plain Sight: How the ‘Newgen’ Misogynistic Incel Content Creators Escape Moderation on TikTok

    Content warning: This Insight contains mentions of sexual and graphic violence, suicide, and racist language  In the past few years,…

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  • Mar042024

    ‘Why Not Bring Weapons to School?’: How TikTok’s Algorithms Contribute to a Culture of Violence in Brazilian Schools

    Content warning: This Insight contains language describing graphic violence Until 2002, there was no record of violent attacks in Brazilian…

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  • Dec042023

    ‘A Noble Muslimah Stays Home’: Piety Construction and Gendered Narratives among Young Indonesian Women on Instagram and TikTok

    Introduction  There are myriad ways in which women engage in extremist ideologies, including Islamist extremism and fundamentalism. Across regions, entrenched…

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  • Nov082023

    ‘Yup, Another Far-right Classic’: The Propagation of Far-right Content on TikTok in Malaysia, Indonesia, and the Philippines

    Introduction Since its launch in 2017, TikTok’s user base has grown significantly from 347.1 million to 1.7 billion in 2022.…

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  • Jun092023

    How ‘Gnome Hunting’ Became TikTok’s Latest Antisemitic Dog Whistle

    Introduction In April 2023, a concerning trend emerged on TikTok called ‘gnome hunting’. While at face value, the trend depicted…

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  • Feb222023

    Duelling Narratives of Vitality and Victimhood on Right-Wing TikTok: Exploring the #Pureblood Trend

    This article is the first in a series of GNET Insights about fascist health-related trends. Introduction COVID-19 vaccines emerged as…

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  • Jan252023

    Political Outrage Machines: Exploring the Algorithms Structuring Conspiracy TikTok

    The short-form streaming audio-video app TikTok has become near-synonymous with controversy—in no small part because of the spread of conspiratorial…

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  • Jul182022

    Examining White Supremacist and Militant Accelerationism Trends on TikTok 

    In the wake of the racially motivated terrorist attack at a Tops supermarket in Buffalo, New York in May 2022,…

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  • Dec092020

    Praising Jihadist Attacks on TikTok and the Challenge of Protecting Youths From Online Extremism

    On 26 November 2020, a Pakistani imam from a small town north of Paris was sentenced to 18 months in…

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  • Jul072020

    Hate on TikTok

    The Dark Side of TikTok The growing presence of extremist groups on social media platforms has become more and more…

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