Propaganda Watch: Russian Social Media Ads–6/7/2020

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.

Whether organized by Russians or just amplified by their groups, the Russian groups publicized a lot of protests. P(1)0002067 worked to organize a flash mob:

P(1)0004486 publicized the march to memorialize Terrance Kellom:

P(1)0002994 was about the march for Black Unity:

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

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