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Since reporting on them back in March, I still duck into the official YangGang Discord. They're extremely effective. Every trending Yang-based hashtag started there, and is deliberately pushed at one time.

They're an extremely organized and rabid group of a few thousand people.
Also, the chat has gotten much less alt-righty since we published this story over the last few months. The original organizers withstood the brigade. The chan trolls still kick around, but they've largely either adapted, left, or stay quieter.

No. These are not Democrats, per se, they're just anti-establishment. Lots of teens. Lots of "disruption" people.

YangGang Discord users are generally cold on anyone but Bernie and Tulsi. It's still very Reddit, susceptible to in-groups and influence ops.
For example, if #ISupportYang trends after noon today, the Discord is why.
And there it is: No. 8 on trending.

Discord organizing is going to be the big thing in 2019 and 2020. Let’s see which frontrunner gets there first.
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