Propaganda Watch: Russian Social Media Ads–10/11/2020

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-q4/2016-11 folder.

There were more posts about black children and families. P(1)0000374 is specific about Black girls:

P(1)0000871 compliments the Halloween costumes of some kids (with the picture blacked out):

P(1)0002879 also talked about costumes, but this time with the picture left intact:

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

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