Propaganda Watch: Russian Social Media Ads–2/20/2021

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 2017-q1/2017-02 folder.

The Brown United Front was active in February of 2016. Russia seemed to have fun with maps. P(1)0005236 had fun making a play on MAGA:

P(1)0005244 wants to know “What part of Mexico are you from?”

P(1)0005248 asks “How can we be illegal on our own land?”

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

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