MOSCOW, Feb 9 – RIA Novosti. Experts of the League of Safe Internet have recorded over 600 thousand publications calling for uncoordinated actions in social networks, the head of the organization, a member of the Public Chamber of the Russian Federation, Ekaterina Mizulina, told RIA Novosti.
According to the experts and members of the Safe Internet League, as the social activist said, on the social networks Tik Tok, Twitter, Instagram, Facebook and VKontakte, videos with an appeal to participate in unauthorized actions on January 23, 31 and February 2, which “were created according to uniform templates “and were promoted by professionals using certain technologies.
“At the same time, targeted advertising on the Tik Tok platform was set up for an audience of 11-12 years old. In total, experts recorded more than 600 thousand publications calling for riots and participation in unauthorized rallies. In addition, a large number of publications calling for the use of violence in the attitude of civilians and police officers, “Mizulina said.
The peak of the dissemination of messages, as a member of the RF OP clarified, fell on January 19-23, by the second uncoordinated action there were already four times less publications. “But their nature changed: by the second action there were a lot of calls for the use of violence against police officers and civilians, advice on how to make explosives, Molotov cocktails, and calls to take rebar with you, “Mizulina said.
According to the League's experts, the distribution of such a number of publications in such a short time is impossible without the direct participation of the IT-sites themselves in this process.
“The League of Safe Internet has repeatedly stated the need to regulate their activities on the territory of Russia. We urge to legally oblige foreign IT platforms to create legal entities in Russia so that they work openly in our country, pay taxes and comply with the requirements of the law. Chairperson of the Board of Trustees of the National Center for Helping Children (the Safe Internet League is a part of – ed.) Elena Milskaya sent the Speaker of the State Duma and Chairperson of the Federation Council, “Mizulina added.