Conspiracy Watch | The Conspiracy Observatory
"Repetition does not transform a lie into a truth"
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Conspiracy Watch | The Conspiracy Observatory

Category: Technology, Social media

Rumble promotes a video featuring the lizard people conspiracy theory among its selected “editor picks”

Rumble, an extreme right-wing video-sharing platform that has been the official streaming site of the 2024 Republican presidential primary debates, on December 4 listed as one of its “editor picks” a video featuring a conspiracy theory about supposed “lizard people” controlling the world. The lizard people conspiracy theory, also known as the reptilian conspiracy theory, […]
Read more

Elon Musk Restores Account of Conspiracy Theorist Alex Jones on X

The account of conspiracy theorist Alex Jones was restored on X, formerly known as Twitter, on Sunday after owner Elon Musk conducted a poll among followers on Saturday and pronounced: “The People have spoken and so it shall be.” “This will be bad for X financially, but principles matter more than money,” he added. It […]
Read more

Gaza and Ukraine are separate conflicts, but conspiracy theorists are trying to link the two on social media

As the war between Israel and Hamas has intensified in Gaza, disinformation and conspiracy theories about the conflict have been increasingly circulating on social media. At least that’s what I found in my analysis of some 12,000 comments posted on Telegram channels in the immediate aftermath of Hamas’ October 7 attack on Israel. Not surprisingly, […]
Read more

It shouldn’t take bin Laden to wake you up to rampant antisemitism on TikTok

A surprising number of young people have recently posted TikTok videos in praise of Osama bin Laden’s “Letter to America.” The speakers in these videos, overwhelmingly by people who look too young to even remember 9/11, focus on how bin Laden’s antisemitic pro-terrorism screed opened their eyes to America’s evils. “Under settler colonialism,” one said, “Any kind […]
Read more

Musk on Antisemitic Conspiracy Theory: ‘The Actual Truth’

Elon Musk, who has steered X (formerly Twitter) into a tsunami of antisemitic discourse since taking over the site in 2022, has now endorsed a post attacking Jewish communities and accusing them of promoting “dialectical hatred against whites.” On Wednesday, X user @CWBOCA, whose bio states “Jewish Conservative from S. Florida,” shared a PSA from the Foundation to Combat Antisemitism that […]
Read more

How Telegram became the most important Platform for Conspiracy Ideologies

Within the past three years, Telegram has become the most important platform for conspiracy ideologues and right-wing extremists in German-speaking countries. Using this messaging service, numerous channels reach hundreds of thousands of people every day – and for some messages, the number of views is in the millions. The messaging service was used, for example, […]
Read more
Partager :
Conspiracy Watch | The Conspiracy Observatory
Blue Sky
© 2024 An initiative of the Observatoire du conspirationnisme (nonprofit organization) with the support of The Foundation for the Memory of the Shoah.
Fondation pour la Mémoire de la Shoah
cross