Propaganda Watch: Russian Social Media Ads–11/7/2020

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-q4/2016-11 folder.

There were a whole lot of ads helping people who wanted to protest Trump’s election. P(1)0004522 pointed folks to a meet up group where they could find other like minded people (and t-shirts):

p(1)0004795 explained where you could go to protest in New York, but requested snacks as well as your presence:

And don’t forget to be well dressed at the protest. Have we mentioned lately that merch is available? P(1)0004965 points you toward some merch:

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

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