Online misogyny, made easy by social media platforms’ functionality, has offline impacts in normalizing gender-based violence and harassment.


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The Incelosphere

Exposing pathways into incel communities and the harms they pose to women and children

Trigger warning: violence against women, pedophilia, sexual abuse including rape, racism, antisemitism, and anti-LGBTQ+ hate. CCDH’s new report evidences the dangers incel sites pose to our communities - especially to women and children. The four leading forums we analyzed were filled with extreme hatred of women, racism, glorification of violence, and discussion of pedophilia. Poorly-moderated social media gives bad actors a platform to drag others into a rabbit hole of despair - which often can end in deadly real-world consequences.

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