9 Mar 2021

Activists fighting back against online far right protagonists

From Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan, 1:27 pm on 9 March 2021

Just as YouTube has gained a reputation for facilitating far-right radicalisation a left wing group of activists are fighting back, calling themselves "Bread Tube".

The idea behind "Bread Tube" is to disturb algorithms which are designed to get more viewers to see more far right content.

Alexander Mitchell Lee from the Australian National University has been observing the push back from the left online and explains to Jesse how "Bread Tube" operates successfully.

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