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22:54 2021-01-13

Revealed: walkie-talkie app Zello hosted far-right groups who stormed Capitol

Audio and chat logs show insurrectionists communicated via the app, which has avoided proactive content moderationThis story is part of an ongoing reporting project by Micah Loewinger, reporter/producer for the WNYC Studios show On the Media, and Hampton Stall, founder of MilitiaWatch.Audio and chat logs reveal that at least two insurrectionists who broke into the Capitol on 6 January used Zello, a social media walkie-talkie app that critics say has largely ignored a growing far-right user base.

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