But the patron saint of the movement is none other than than Isla Vista shooter Elliot Rodger, who wrote a 141-page manifesto detailing his deep hatred of women.
In the document, he called himself an "ideal magnificent gentleman" and said he could not understand why women did not want him.
While incels direct most of their hate at females, they also resent stereotypically attractive people of both sexes (known as "Chads" and "Stacys") and even those with average looks (normies).
Usually, incels can be found sharing violent rape fantasies, whining about their own appearances or bitching about their sisters on websites specifically catering to them such as
Mr Zuckerberg kicked off the company's annual conference by recognising it had not "been easy" to be a Facebook developer "these last couple of months", following the biggest data breach in the company's 14-year history.
An app developer sold the private details of as many as 87 million Facebook users to shadowy political organisation Cambridge Analytica, which allegedly used it to influence the 2016 US election.
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Facebook's online dating move had the biggest immediate effect, however, with shares in Tinder's parent company dropping more than 20 per cent following the announcement.Many people suffer from the negative effects of Involuntary Celibacy.These ' Incels' often share the same common goals as the rest of the population - a desire for acceptance, love and community.If you are not already familiar with the term, "incel" is an abbreviation for "involuntary celibate" that has been adopted by men who blame women, their own genes and society at large for their inability to get sex and/or form romantic relationships.Their communities are often banned from online platforms for advocating rape, incest, paedophilia, school shootings, and extreme alt-right politics."I know a lot of you are going to have questions about this so I want to be clear that we've designed this with privacy and safety in mind from the beginning.Your friends aren't going to see your profile." Mr Zuckerberg said the dating service, designed for the 200 million Facebook users who described themselves as single, wouldn't suggest matches between friends, but would show which single people were attending events near the user.One positive is that women no longer need to google men before dating them.Just check if they are and if so, run far, far away!The company also planned to launch an artificially intelligent bullying filter to Instagram communications, to block "language intended to harass or upset people," and revealed it was working on a tool to allow big businesses to communicate with Whats App users.Facebook also launched a new version of its virtual reality headset, called Oculus Go, which operates without a smartphone and costs $US199.