Are you familiar with these symbols of white supremacy? Have you heard about the Ok sign? Do you want to know more? If so, check out this article.

From 2017 onwards, a fraud or a propaganda campaign involving an Ok hand symbol has been spreading messages of supremacy for white people across the globe and especially those in the United States. In this article we will look at the Ok Hand Symbol Scam.

About Ok Symbols

For a long time the hand gesture that was recorded on video has been associated with positive meaning it is commonly used in order to communicate the idea that it’s that everything is okay or everything is okay. However, it’s been used for a variety of reasons, including as an emblem for white supremacy. According to the Anti-Defamation League, the symbol has evolved into an offensive meme.

What is the origin for”OK”? Ok Sign?

The practice of using this gesture for centuries usually in positive conditions. It is employed in sign language for a variety of reasons, and also during yoga practice as a mark of inner peace.

About Ok Symbol Scam

In February of 2017, an unidentified 4channer announced Operation KKK, warning other users to attack Twitter as well as other popular social media platforms using the symbol, claiming they believed that the Ok symbol was a sign of supremacy in white. That’s how the Ok symbol was turned into the basis of a Scam.

The user also posted an illustration of ways to sketch the initials of WP which is used to represent white power within an OK gesture. The creator, along with others, have provided hashtags such as NotOkay and PowerHandPrivilege to in promoting the fraud.

In this scam, the 4channer attempted to trick the public into thinking it was the case that his Ok gesture was an indication of white supremacy.

Following the advice by The Ok Scam creator, 4channers reacted. Scam creator 4channers created fake e-mail addresses and Twitter handles and targeted journalists, civil rights groups as well as those who sent messages that promoted their version of the Ok scam.

The conspiracists might be racists, or white supremacists too since certain parts of 4chan provide shelter to racists and the social media platform is a major source of supporters of the right-wing part of the white nationalist movements.

Operation O-KKK’s initial launch was a flop before it went quite a ways. However, it resurfaced in April again However, this time it was more effective in spreading across social media as it was the time that the OK Symbol Scam was made famous.

How White Supremacy Symbols Like Ok Spread So Far and Wide?

White nationalist symbols and signs On the other hand are not accepted in a short time, and grow organically as time passes. For symbolisms that are digital, the time of acceptance and growth in usage could take months to even years.


The Ok scam was among many scams where 4channers falsely believed that white supremacists were responsible for apparent harmless objects, symbols and gestures in order to mislead liberals and convince them to disseminate false messages.