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Shitposting for Fun and Profit

Memes, rhetoric, and Russian trolls

“The Distracted Boyfriend” meme

It is election time again, which means Russia is back in the news.

In early September, Facebook and Twitter suspended multiple accounts affiliated with the Internet Research Agency, a Russian propaganda group. Then a whistleblower at the Department of Homeland Security alleged that Trump officials altered intelligence reports…

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