online extremism

8chan Extremists Are Going Dark. Here's Why That's Dangerous.

“Shutting these sites down can be a double-edged sword”
David Gilbert
conspiracy theories

The Epstein Scandal Is Giving QAnon Everything Pizzagate Couldn't

The accusations are fueling the community's baseless theory that liberal elites are running a child sex trafficking ring.
Tess Owen
Far-Right Extremism

We Analyzed More Than 1 Million Comments on 4chan. Hate Speech There Has Spiked by 40% Since 2015.

Violent threats against minorities have also proliferated on the anonymous message board.
Rob Arthur

Charlottesville police arrest teen in connection with racist 4chan threats against high school

All schools in the Charlottesville division closed Thursday and Friday after threats on 4chan to target minority students at Charlottesville High School.
Tess Owen

All Charlottesville schools closed after violent and racist threat on 4Chan

“We’re still trying to determine if the threat is credible,” a Charlottesville police spokesman told VICE News.
Rex Santus
Games News

THQ Nordic Held Q&A on a Website Banned for Suspected Child Pornography

The company has since apologized, saying the move was done without "proper due diligence to understand the history and the controversy of the site." That's bullshit.
Patrick Klepek
The Burnout and Escapism Issue

This Is Your Brain on Hate

Researchers are studying how extreme ideology may rewire people.
Allie Conti
The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast

Research Shows White Supremacy Might Rewire Your Brain

There’s reason to believe that even if you choose to leave an extremist community, the worldview isn’t easy to shake
VICE Staff
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Racists Are Peddling Fake Nike Coupons for 'People of Color'

Apparently we've now reached the "racist 4Chan scam" phase of the controversy surrounding Colin Kaepernick's new ad.
Drew Schwartz

QAnon Hysteria Shows that the World Learned Nothing From 2016

Calling the internet’s newest conspiracy craze a leftist prank just adds another layer of unproven conspiratorial bullshit.
Matthew Gault

This is what the life of an incel looks like

Incels believe that they are doomed by society’s cruel rules to never have sex. We spent time with a member of the incel community.
Elle Reeve

A Guide to QAnon, the New King of Right-Wing Conspiracy Theories

George Soros, the Illuminati, and Snow White are all controlling the world according to a 4channer who has spawned a legion of supersleuths.
Justin Caffier