Before the New Zealand shooter would kill 50 people across two mosques, he would announce his intentions on the controversial message board, 8chan. “I have provided links to my writings below,” he allegedly posted, “please do your part by spreading my message, making memes and shitposting as you usually do.” In the days since the shooting, the extremists of 8chan have done just that. Continue reading The New Zealand Shooter Catered His Massacre to the Internet to Inspire Extremists Online. It Worked.
Felix Kjellberg, otherwise known as PewDiePie online, has been the most subscribed YouTuber for the better part of six years until now. In the past three years, India, the second most populated country in the world, has seen a spike in Internet users as the quality of access grew. This gave Bollywood giant, T-Series, an opportunity to rise to the top on YouTube. T-Series was … Continue reading PewDiePie is Losing to Bollywood Giant, T-Series, in the Race for Most YouTube Subscribers, But the Fight Isn’t Over
Now that the Florida Legislature has opened their 2019 session, a lot of political debates are coming to a head. Of the most divisive policies the legislators will be voting on, one – if passed – would allow teachers to be armed on campus under certain circumstances. Many columnists in Florida have lamented this policy with headlines like “Oh, Florida! Give all those bad teachers … Continue reading Florida’s Push to “Arm Teachers”, Explained