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Facebook ran $100k of deliberately divisive Russian ads ahead of 2016 US election

rmason Silver badge

Almost none of it is from business pages.

"Billy's guns" don't run a random "we hate Hillary" campaign (although i'm sure some did, to be fair).

What happens is 10 000 fake "Billy, owner at Billy's guns" and the like, personal profiles start pushing the stuff, and paying to get traction in their chosen target audience.

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