Social-media images shown as justification of ‘Russian trolls’

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Senator Patrick Leahy pronounced record companies could have finished “a lot some-more earlier” about a feign accounts

US senators have put on uncover several examples of what they trust to be Russia’s try to change US adults around amicable media.

Facebook, Twitter and Google had formerly common with congressional investigators some examples of what they suspected to be adverts and messages posted by Russia-based “troll” operatives, though a element had not formerly been done open – nonetheless some instances had already been identified by a press.

Below are a cases displayed during a Senate Subcommittee on a Judiciary’s conference on Tuesday and a follow-up eventuality hold by a Senate Subcommittee on Intelligence, that is ongoing.

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This twitter secretly suggested adults could opinion around content summary during November’s presidential election

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This doctored picture featuring a comedian Aziz Ansari was also posted to Twitter

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Senator Chris Coons pronounced this advert had been run by Russia to aim Facebook users identified as being understanding of army veterans

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President Trump was pronounced to have retweeted a summary from a feign comment run by Russian agents

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An comment patrician Being Patriotic was used to proclaim a “miners for Trump” eventuality hold in Pennsylvania in Oct 2016

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Facebook accounts related to Russia enclosed Infidels Against Islam; Fed-up with Illegals; Guardians of Freedom; and Stop Killing White People

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Wednesday’s conference also highlighted a Heart of Texas Facebook account, that had some-more than 250,000 followers…

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…it was used to place an advert to proclaim an anti-Muslim event

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Russian agents were also pronounced to have operated a Facebook organisation that promoted pro-Islamic themes…

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…it combined an eventuality for a supporters during a same time and place as a anti-Muslim rally

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Senator Richard Burr pronounced it had cost Russian trolls about $200 to means a ensuing intrusion in Houston, Texas

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Senator Mark Warner pronounced a Facebook page designed to interest to Christians primarily “lured in” users with bible quotes and other “benign” posts…

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…but it after posted anti-Clinton memes after attracting tens of thousands of followers

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