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"There is a problem in sport with underfuelling and underloading. That comes with the constant demands to look a certain way and, unfortunately, a vitriolic environment that comes from social media.
"I always urge everybody to be mindful of that because we're destroying people in many ways."
The research by the University of Portsmouth specifically examined the incel subculture on TikTok, a platform that has shown a surge in misogynistic and anti-feminist content. Researchers analyzed two prominent incel accounts, and their respective 52 videos and 1657 comments.
Young TikTok users in the UK have viewed videos that promote deadly and illegal bodybuilding drugs 89m times, a report has found.
The report, titled TikTok’s Toxic Trade, by the Center for Countering Digital Hate (CCDH), looks into the promotion of bodybuilding drugs and a rise in toxic content aimed at young men.
Following Andrew Tate’s rise to prominence on social media platforms like TikTok, many have expressed concern about the impact that his misogynistic views are having on boys and young men. A YouGov study in May examined attitudes among young men towards Tate and his beliefs, and now a new YouGov Children’s Omnibus survey does the same for boys.
Evidence that dozens of women were groomed into online sex work by members of influencer Andrew Tate's "War Room" group has been uncovered by the BBC.
Leaked internal chat logs identify 45 potential victims between March 2019 and April 2020 but the total number is likely to be higher.