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MeWe Sold Itself on Privacy. Then the Radical Right Arrived.

‘Have you tried to moderate 15 million people?’ MeWe founder Mark Weinstein told OneZero

A photo illustration of the home page of the social media application MeWe displayed on the screen of an iPhone.
Photo illustration: Chesnot/Getty Images

“I’m an American who is sick and tired of you traitors,” an account going by the name Chuck Testa posted on MeWe, an alternative social network popular with far-right extremists, two days after the Capitol riots…

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Sarah Emerson

Sarah Emerson

Staff writer at OneZero covering social platforms, internet communities, and the spread of misinformation online. Previously: VICE