News21 monitors social media activity of far-right leaders

News21 monitored the daily social media activity of various far-right users, including white nationalists and neo-Nazis, from June 10 to June 24. Those tracked had more than 3 million followers combined. Reporters recorded and compiled more than 2,500 post from popular platforms, such as Twitter and Facebook, and emerging social media platforms, including Gab and VK. Reporters found that sentiment toward certain groups fluctuated with real-world events during the tracking. For instance, Latino sentiment fluctuated with the U.S-Mexico border crisis as seen below.

SOURCE: News21 analysis of far-right leaders usage of popular and emerging social media platforms.