How Russia Harvested American Rage to Reshape U.S. Politics - The New York Times


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During the 2016 campaigns, Russian agents harvested posts and videos from Americans and used them on social media to sow division.
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6 days ago by AramZS
Analysis shows that much of the content found on Russia-linked Facebook pages used in 2016 election was taken directly from Americans
6 days ago by joeo10
<<A New York Times examination of hundreds of those posts shows that one of the most powerful weapons that Russian agents used to reshape American politics was the anger, passion and misinformation that real Americans were broadcasting across social media platforms. The Russians also paid Facebook to promote their posts in the feeds of American Facebook users, helping them test what content would circulate most widely, and among which audiences. “This is cultural hacking,”... “The strategies are no mystery,” said Michael Strangelove, a lecturer on internet culture at the University of Ottawa. “Foreign powers are playing within the rules of the game that we wrote.” “The strategies are no mystery,” said Michael Strangelove, a lecturer on internet culture at the University of Ottawa. “Foreign powers are playing within the rules of the game that we wrote.” Rather than construct fake grass-roots support behind their ideas — the public relations strategy known as “Astroturfing” — the Russians sought to cultivate and influence real political movements, Mr. Kelly said. “It isn’t Astroturfing — they’re throwing seeds and fertilizer onto social media,” said Mr. Kelly. “You want to grow it, and infiltrate it so you can shape it a little bit.”>>
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6 days ago by jikatu
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How Russia Successfully Harvested American Rage to Reshape U.S. Politics in the 2016 Elections. https://t.co/mlqACiok2u

— Anabelle (@Tahoesquaw1) October 10, 2017

http://twitter.com/Tahoesquaw1/status/917560674636779522
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YouTube videos of police beatings on American streets. A widely circulated internet hoax about Muslim men in Michigan collecting welfare for multiple wives. A local news story about two veterans brutally mugged on a freezing winter night. All of these were recorded, posted or written by Americans.
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