Propaganda Watch: Russian Social Media Ads–12/27/2020

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-q4/2016-12 folder.

I am continuing yesterday’s piece about ads centered around African American children. P(1)0000276 talks about a one-year-old songwriter:

P(1)0002984 talks about Simon-Peter Frimpong who was invited to the White House Science Fair in 2016:

P(1)0005437 talks of two Haitian children who created electronic toys from garbage:

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

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