Far right

Here’s How Big Far Right Social Network Gab Has Actually Gotten

Gab has experienced a huge growth spurt in the first half of 2019, a worrying sign of the spread of hateful ideologies and radicalization online.
David Gilbert

InfoWars Agrees to Pay Pepe the Frog Creator $15,000 in Copyright Settlement

Rather than go to court, Alex Jones has decided to settle with Pepe creator Matt Furie for appropriating the use of his cartoon frog in InfoWars merch.
Matthew Gault

Amazon pulls swastika necklace, burning crosses baby onesie, and other racist items from marketplace

But despite Amazon’s new commitment to removing hateful content or products from its site, there’s plenty of problematic material still available for purchase.
Tess Owen

Researchers Studied 160 Million Memes and Found Most of Them Come From Two Websites

A study of hundreds of millions of images from Reddit, 4chan, Gab, and Twitter reveals how memes spread.
Samantha Cole
In Moderation

Here’s Facebook’s Internal Policy on Pepe the Frog

The far-right adopted Pepe the Frog as its own symbol of intolerance. Breaking with its policy of allowing fictional characters to push hateful messages, Facebook banned certain images of Pepe, according to internal documents.
Joseph Cox

Matt Furie Is Winning His Fight to Liberate Pepe from the Far Right

“The goal is to keep up this enforcement so that no one out there is using Pepe in connection with hateful messages and expecting to make any money off of it.”
Matthew Gault

This Guy Lives on a Yacht He Bought With Money He Made Selling 'Pepe Cash'

"I definitely got my 27-footer directly thanks to the major rise in Rare Pepe and Pepe Cash price."
Sébastien Wesolowski
very rare

I Went to the First Live Auction for Rare Pepes on the Blockchain

When the establishment art world butts up against memes and Bitcoin.
Jessica Klein

This Is the First Copyright Infringement Lawsuit Filed Against a Pepe Meme Maker

The defendant will suggest to a federal court that her appropriation of Pepe is protected on "religious grounds as a Kekistani."
Matthew Gault
Pepe the Frog

A Texas Assistant Principal Wrote an Alt-Right Children's Book

Author Eric Hauser denies the book has racist themes. Source materials provided by his illustrator tell a different story.
Matthew Gault

Hexes vs. Prayers: Christians and Witches Are Waging Spiritual War Over Trump

As witches around the world perform rituals to bind the President of the United States, Christians and other religious organizations have retaliated with prayers of protection.
Diana Tourjée

Pepe Is Banned From the Apple App Store

Apple says Pepe is 'objectionable content.' Feels bad, man.
Jason Koebler
Louise Matsakis