ADDED ON: 03/19/2020

VIRAL VIGILANTES ARE TURNING YOUTUBE AND TIKTOK INTO A WEAPON

03/18/2020 | The Verge

The video begins with an accidental, amateurish lens flare against the window of a car, before the teen’s phone camera settles on a supposedly 35-year-old man who has clearly been caught off guard. His face is clearly visible. “What you doing, bro?” the cameraman asks, leading a group of at least five other teens. “You here to meet a 16-year-old?” The man rolls up the window, panicked, and shifts the car into reverse. The boys jeer as his car pulls out of the parking lot, holding out their phones as they chase him. In the background, you can hear Freddie Dredd’s “Opaul” playing softly, overdubbed by TikTok.

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