Propaganda Watch: Russian Social Media Ads–9/1/19

Russian President Vladimir Putin superimposed into a Russian Flag. Image by Lenny Ghoul.

This is part of an ongoing series where I review some of the ads purchased by the Russians. In doing so I hope we can get a better understanding of what they were trying to do, and how to recognize it the next time we’re faced with propaganda.

If you want to follow along, the ads can all be downloaded here. All of today’s ads can be found in the 2016-q1/2016-03 folder.

Here are the totals for March 2016:

  • Black Matters–30
  • American Muslims–20
  • Williams and Kalvin–18
  • LGBT United–7
  • Stop All Invaders–7
  • Patriots–6
  • Cop Block–4

April will bring us deeper into the primaries, so it should be even more exciting on the political end.

THIS IS AN OPEN THREAD. Take care, and have a pleasant Sunday.

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