• Facebook is the recruiting tool of choice for far-right group the Proud Boys

    3 days ago - By Tech Crunch

    Twitter may have suspended the Proud Boys and their controversial leader Gavin McInnes, but it was never their platform of choice.
    The Proud Boys, a self described “Western chauvinist” organization that often flirts with more hard-line groups of the far right, runs an elaborate network of recruiting pages on Facebook to attract and initiate members. While McInnes maintained a presence on many platforms, Facebook is the heart of the group's operations. It's there that the Proud Boys boast more than 35 regional and city-specific groups that act as landing pages for vetting thousands of new...
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