On YouTube, there have been 399 videos mentioning “crisis actors Florida” uploaded in the past week, with thousands of people watching clips with titles like “Florida School Shooting Fake Shooting And Hoax, Crisis Actress smiling,” which had 3,800 views by the end of the day Tuesday.
Right-wing talk show host Alex Jones published several videos on his InfoWars channel accusing Hogg, one of the more outspoken Florida shooting survivors advocating for tighter gun control, of forgetting his lines during a TV interview. One video has now been watched more than 9,200 times and sparked dozens of copycat takes. Another video claiming that the Florida school shooting was a “giant false flag” has 170,000 views. The channel has more than 2 million subscribers.