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.
Fortnite, the online videogame worth more than seven billion dollars, is the latest to pull ads off YouTube amidst allegations that the video streaming service facilitates a community of pedophiles. Alfa Romeo, Fiat, Grammarly, L’Oreal, Maybelline, Metro: Exodus, Peloton, SingleMuslims.com, and others are also pulling their pre-roll ads from YouTube videos until the problem is fixed. A YouTuber named Matt Watson was the first to expose … Continue reading A Wormhole of Pedophilic Posts Are Scaring Advertisers Away From YouTube