Russia tried to use Black Lives Matter like members of the Supreme Court.
I thought right-wing Christians were behind these ads and went hunting for them. I fought them when I found them. I posted counter-attacks on my blog. I got no support. My friends deserted me. Folks called me crazy. Now they go Trump the Messiah starting up some big wars.
Facebook, which also owns Instagram, received nearly $100,000 from the Russia-funded troll farm to run the 3,000 ads from 2015 to 2017, according to an NBC News analysis of the release.
The ads provide a deeper understanding of Russia’s use of social media to spread propaganda on divisive topics, which included pushing anti-immigrant messages to fans of specific Fox News personalities such as Sean Hannity and Bill O’Reilly, and buying batches of ads immediately after a mass shooting at a historically black church in Charleston, South Carolina.
Some of the most divisive ads capitalized on the political movement Black Lives…
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