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Wed Jun 9, 2021, 09:16 AM

 

Racist trolls trending in the UK. Including death threats.

Last edited Wed Jun 9, 2021, 11:10 AM - Edit history (1)

Iskra Lawrence among the white British women being branded ‘coal burners’ and told to kill themselves by vile gangs who hate them for having black boyfriends

You can read the whole thing, but here's the core issue as I see it.

... Much of this abuse is hidden via internet message boards, but experts who have analysed the posts say the authors are white men aged 16 to 24, who "want to protect women". ...

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Reply Racist trolls trending in the UK. Including death threats. (Original post)
Passenger Jun 2021 OP
lapfog_1 Jun 2021 #1
Hortensis Jun 2021 #2
malaise Jun 2021 #3
Initech Jun 2021 #4
Scrivener7 Jun 2021 #5

Response to Passenger (Original post)

Wed Jun 9, 2021, 09:20 AM

1. didn't the internet already invent a term for them - incels?

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Response to lapfog_1 (Reply #1)

Wed Jun 9, 2021, 10:17 AM

2. Imo, it's degenerated into nothing more than a social media mob insult.

That happened almost immediately, of course (even faster than the manifacture of "antifa" to mean "-fa(scist)" by the right). What better insult to fling at male opponents?

For those who've forgotten, the insult "incel" was subverted from discussion of the significant increase in the number of men who are involuntarily celibate (because an empowered female gender needs fewer men) and fear they will never be able to marry and have families.

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Response to Passenger (Original post)

Wed Jun 9, 2021, 10:20 AM

3. A young English fast bowler

has been dropped from the team because of racists tweets uncovered. Word is that there is another one who will soon be exposed.

Someone should tell these racists, young and old, that social media is not private.

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Response to Passenger (Original post)

Wed Jun 9, 2021, 10:32 AM

4. Bots suck.

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Response to Passenger (Original post)

Wed Jun 9, 2021, 10:54 AM

5. Threats. (Not treats.)

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