Anti-Semitism on TikTok
July 3, 2020
(JNS) — The social-media platform TikTok is a growing hotbed of extreme anti-Semitism, according to a new report.
Led by researchers Gabriel Weimann, a professor of communication at the University of Haifa and senior researcher at the Institute for Counter Terrorism, and Natalie Masri, a research assistant and graduate student at ICT, the “Spreading Hate on TikTok” report scanned the platform for far-right contents by applying a systematic content analysis.
This scan of TikTok videos, conducted from February through May of 2020, revealed 196 postings related to far-right extremism. Th...