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Far-right influencers make thousands of dollars on DLive | Coda Story

The rioters in Washington D.C. used a number of social media tools to livestream their January 6 assault on the Capitol, including Facebook and Instagram Live. However, the small U.S.-based video streaming platform DLive also rose to prominence when the white nationalist Tim Gionet, also known as Baked Alaska, used it to broadcast his breach of the building to 16,000 followers.

DLive, a relatively modest live streaming platform launched in 2017, with seven million users, has been embraced by other white supremacist and far-right figures, including the white nationalist Nick Fuentes, whose account was permanently disabled after the riot for “inciting violent and illegal activities.” Gionet was also banned from the platform on January 8.

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Source: Far-right influencers make thousands of dollars on DLive | Coda Story

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