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Russian Funded Facebook Ads

National Security, Politics, Religion, Social Justice and Critical Thinking

Release Date: 07/28/2018

  

Does this Facebook ad look familiar?

Click the link below to see more. https://www.nytimes.com/2017/11/01/us/politics/russia-2016-election-facebook.html

By now most of us have heard that Facebook published many ads that were created and funded by Russia. The primary purpose of these ads were to agitate and divide Americans. The creators of this "Active Measure" knew that the voting base of both political parties were ready to believe any outrageous claim about the other candidate or party. But not all of these ads were outrageous, some ads simply promoted divisive social issues. Take a look at this New York Times article to learn how you and I were targeted.