K-pop fans hijacked hashtags accusing US congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of lying about her experience during the Capitol Building riot. Photo: Seth Wenig/AP K-pop fans hijacked hashtags accusing US congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of lying about her experience during the Capitol Building riot. Photo: Seth Wenig/AP
K-pop fans hijacked hashtags accusing US congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of lying about her experience during the Capitol Building riot. Photo: Seth Wenig/AP

AOCLied hashtag hijacked by K-pop fans as they rally to the defence of US congresswoman accused of lying about Capitol riots

  • By flooding a hashtag used to attack Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez with photos and videos of stars, K-pop fans render it useless as a rallying point for her critics
  • It’s not the first time K-pop fans have overloaded hashtags they disagree with, as they increasingly become political

Topic |   K-pop, Mandopop and other Asian pop
K-pop fans hijacked hashtags accusing US congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of lying about her experience during the Capitol Building riot. Photo: Seth Wenig/AP K-pop fans hijacked hashtags accusing US congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of lying about her experience during the Capitol Building riot. Photo: Seth Wenig/AP
K-pop fans hijacked hashtags accusing US congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of lying about her experience during the Capitol Building riot. Photo: Seth Wenig/AP
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