Identity and Online Advocacy

The Failure of Feminist TikTok’s Attempt to Combat Toxic Masculinity

The Failure of Feminist TikTokDownload Abstract TikTok is a significant social media platform which allows users to advocate for causes which they believe in. This paper will explore how feminism has created an online community on TikTok, and how effective it is in providing a solution to feminist issues. This paper will use popular hashtags and TikTok accounts to gather an unbiased impression and explore the popularity of different forms of content, in order to prove that feminist TikTok Read more […]

Communities and Social Media

Misogynistic radicalization of users in the online incel community

CFoots_20079543_Conference-papeerDownload Abstract This paper discusses how online communities can radicalize users by spreading and developing dangerous ideologies. To achieve this, an analysis has been made of the “incel” (involuntary celibate) community whose members generally gather around online forums to discuss their issues with dating, and who often spread misogynistic beliefs and advocate for violent retribution against women. The paper considers why this community can be attractive Read more […]