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Earl Gregg Swem Library

Facebook Ads

Categories: Crime/Justice,Elections/Campaigns,Headlines,Russia,Telecommunications/Internet

Advertisements run on the social media site, Facebook, by Russian agents during the 2016 U.S. presidential election.  The ads were issued by the Internet Research Agency, described as a Russian troll farm, and released by the Democratic minority of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence.  Describes the background, resulting indictments, and offers links to typical ads.