The ads, fewer than 50 of which had previously been revealed, offer. From pro-police posts, to pro-Black Lives Matter posts to calls for Texas Secessionist rallies to posts designed for LGBTQA activists or fans of Fox News, Russia left no stone un-turned when it came to exploiting the fault-lines in America. An IRA-backed account on Instagram aimed a January 2016 ad about "white supremacy" specifically to those whose interests included HuffPost's "black voices" section.
"For the first time in American history, the leading candidate for the Democrat party is running on a platform that would prohibit the private ownership [or outright confiscation] of firearms", one ad said on a page dubbed "Being Patriotic". Numerous ads have been made public over the past year, but the database provides a fuller picture of an effort that cost the Russians barely United States dollars 100,000 to reach 126 million Americans and arguably impact the race that sent Trump to the White House over favored Clinton.
While the effort has been known and some ads identified before, the cache released Thursday provides new understanding and shows how far it went. Together, these ads cost 8,700 rubles, or $140, and gathered almost 27,000 impressions.
For example, on June 6th 2016 Russian trolls ran and ad for a "Justice for Alton Sterling" rally in Baton Rouge via the group "Don't Shoot".
"They sought to harness Americans' very real frustrations and anger over sensitive political matters in order to influence American thinking, voting and behavior", said Rep. Adam Schiff, the committee's top Democrat, in a statement. Facebook has been hiring more people to work on election security, indicating that they think it will be a long-term issue, like spam and hacking, that requires constant vigilance. The ad said people should gather at Trump Tower the Saturday after the election: "Show Mr Trump there actually ARE people in NY who voted for him!"
Special counsel Robert Mueller in February indicted a number of Russians who worked for the Internet Research Agency. Under fire from Congress, the social media giant has pledged improvements to its ad policies and enforcement. The company outlined several changes it has already made to its ad policies.
"The only way we can begin to inoculate ourselves against a future attack is to see firsthand the types of messages, themes and imagery the Russians used to divide us", he said.
Afghan security personnel inspect at the site of suicide attack in the center of Kabul , Afghanistan, Wednesday, May 9, 2018. Danesh said he could only confirm that two people had been hospitalized with injuries resulting from the attacks.
OSHS ranked #1476 out of the 22,000 schools examined, meaning it ranked among the top seven percent of all high school nationwide. Maeser was joined in the top 1,000 nationally by two other Utah schools.
Moreover, for the first time, Ivy and David even did not see each other, due to the fact that their communication was online. It should be noticed that these two people began relations just as friends, as they lived in different countries.
Paul McGinley and Butch Harmon evaluate the chances of an in-form Jason Day landing a second Players Championship title. You have to be on in all aspects of your game, and I would say it's right up there with the toughest to win for anyone.
Tips casino players online You need to understand the difference between traditional casinos and online casinos. Still, the main goal, anyway, is to get a prize and the opportunity to become rich without putting an effort.
It is true that this is only a prototype and Microgaming has yet to actually make a huge cultural impact with a device like this. At the moment, players are basically projected into a virtual reality world through the use of this technology.
An existing drug used to treat a common bone disorder could hold the key to the cure for baldness , according to a new study. More significantly still, hair began to grow within two days on the scalp hair follicles tested as part of the research.
Ayatollah Khamenei said Iran's government faced a big test to preserve "the dignity and the grandeur of the Iranian people". Boeing in December 2016 announced a landmark agreement to sell Iran Air 80 aircraft valued at $16.6 billion.
We’ve already seen the green shoots of something great this term and look like they could make a playoff push next season. Cavs have work cut out The defending champs have their work cut out keeping the title winning roster together this summer.
Trump's hard tack against the nuclear deal, while welcomed by Israel, has stirred fears of a possible regional flare-up. The military directive Tuesday came "following the identification of irregular activity of Iranian forces in Syria".
In addition, from the year 2018 GRC’s cryptocurrency rate is expected to grow due to its social usefulness and relevance. In order to do this, you need to have a considerable amount of money, a special financial education and a special license.
When it comes to novice players, they will be fully satisfied with a small table for the poker with the value of about $ 250. Oh, and if you don’t want to pay for the table a lot of money, and know how to use tools, you can make it by yourself.