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Daily Beast Reports: Russia Used Facebook Events to Organize Anti-Immigrant Rallies in the US

We learned last week that Russian front groups had purchased at least 3,000 politically divisive advertisements on Facebook during the 2016 election, but tonight the Daily Beast is reporting that the propaganda effort went farther than ads; Russia also used Facebook Events to organize anti-immigrant rallies on US soil. Russian operatives hiding behind false identities used Facebook’s event management tool to remotely organize and promote political protests in the U.
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