The Rise of Andrew Tate on TikTok
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In a few short andrew tate clipart , 35-year-old Andrew Tate has gone from being an obscure figure lurking in the dark corners of the internet to one of the most famous people on TikTok. Styled as a self-help guru who gives his mostly male audience the recipe for making money, pulling girls and “escaping the matrix”, Tate has been watched 11.6 billion times and has more Google searches than Donald Trump or Kim Kardashian. He’s even started his own online academy, Hustler’s University, a subscription service where members can watch and repost his videos.

But Tate’s rise is raising concerns about misogyny and potential radicalisation, especially among young men and boys. His videos preach the kind of toxic, male grievance that fuels domestic abuse, and they are often filled with violence and threats. In one, he describes how to hit a woman, telling her to count the bruises and saying she is a “dumb hoe”.

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He’s part of an ecology of influencers – known as the ‘manosphere’ – that are a mix of pickup artists, scammers and far-right talking heads. They accrue an audience of the lonely and resentful by channelling their frustrations towards women. They’re also a powerful tool for cultivating a toxic form of parasociality where people feel like they are in touch with each other through the content they consume and share. It’s a phenomenon that has led to a rise in cyberbullying and even offline attacks, with some groups of men now seeking advice from people online whom they have never met or spoken to in real life.