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#Extremists Utilizing #Gaming Platforms to Promote #Radicalization #shorts #farright

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Published on 21 Sep 2022 / In News and Politics

Extremist groups are using one of the country's most popular forms of entertainment – video games, as a dangerous recruiting tool.

Among the targets are vulnerable teenagers. One research team is exposing this trend to help law enforcement and parents become more aware of the danger. Gaming has become so popular that an estimated 216 million Americans consider themselves gamers. That's more than half the country's population. And today's games are a far cry from Pong and Pac Man, for better – and for worse.

"I'm currently looking at the darker side of games and how they're being leveraged for radicalization and the mobilization of radical networks," said Dr. Rachel Kowert, Research Director for Take This, a mental health non-profit decreasing stigma and increasing support for mental health in games.

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