Boogaloo and Civil War 2: Memetic antagonism in expressions of covert activism

@article{Wiggins2021BoogalooAC,
  title={Boogaloo and Civil War 2: Memetic antagonism in expressions of covert activism},
  author={Bradley E. Wiggins},
  journal={New Media \& Society},
  year={2021},
  volume={23},
  pages={3179 - 3205}
}
Internet memes are remixed images, videos, GIFs, hashtags, and similar content that usually incorporates humor but also some form of political or cultural critique. Several studies have previously examined the ways in which minority groups curate Internet memes for the purpose of protest or other forms of activism. This article examines user-generated tweets including any of the following hashtags: boogaloo, boogaloo2020, and/or civilwar2. The time period of interest on Twitter concerns any and… 
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