Fake News and Twitter Fights, Can They Continue?
Social media has been the battle ground between political and social fights between between left and right-wing advocates and provocateurs. iSchool Professor Jeff Hemsley was quoted in a Business Insider article on this topic, and why member of the far-right are having a tough time maintaining their online presence when they leave Twitter or Facebook.
“On Twitter, you have both left and right, so arguments and insults fly both ways,” Hemsley. “A lot of folks are engaged in that because they LIKE to stir things up. That is fun for them. If there are no liberals on Gab, there is no one for right-wingers to pick a fight with.”