Social networks struggle to crack down on ‘incel’ movement | Social media

Despite years of strict moderation from the main social networks, the “incel” community remains as influential as it was in 2014, when an English 22-year-old killed seven people on the streets of Isla Vista, California, motivated by his hatred of women. The murders were an eerie parallel of the shootings in Plymouth last week. Both… Continue reading Social networks struggle to crack down on ‘incel’ movement | Social media

Police didn’t trawl incel killer’s social media before returning gun because it was ‘an invasion of privacy’

P olice failed to trawl through incel killer Jake Davison’s social media before giving back the gun he used to kill five people because it was an “invasion of his privacy”. The apprentice crane operator described himself online as a “Terminator” and said he was “defeated by life” before killing his mother Maxine Davison and… Continue reading Police didn’t trawl incel killer’s social media before returning gun because it was ‘an invasion of privacy’