Propaganda Watch: Russian Social Media Ads–5/24/2020

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-q3/2016-08 folder.

The Black Matters group was still building it’s following during August 2016. P(1)0004780 stated their mission statement:

P(1)0002046 collected people’s information via survey:

P(1)0002063 encouraged their followers to use their group to find local meetups:

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

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