Propaganda Watch: Russian Social Media Ads–3/14/2020

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-q2/2016-06 folder.

Let’s close out June 2016 with some memes. P(1)0003868 took a serious, touching photo, and tried miserably to make it funny:

P(1)0003938 couldn’t help but make a jab at Clinton:

I’m not entirely sure what’s going on in p(1)0003996:

THIS IS AN OPEN THREAD. Take care, and stay well.

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