Propaganda Watch: Russian Social Media Ads–4/26/2020

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-q3/2016-07 folder.

Here are the totals for July 2016:

  • Memeopolis–24
  • Don’t Shoot–20
  • Black Matters–15
  • Born Liberal–9
  • United Muslims of America–7
  • Stop All Invaders–4
  • Heart of Texas–4
  • Being Patriotic–4
  • Williams & Kalvin–3
  • Black Edification–3
  • Stay 4 Police/American Cops–2
  • Born Black/BlackULiv–2
  • Secured Borders–2
  • Blacktivist–1
  • Merican Fury–1

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

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