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Pokémon Go Used By Russian Internet Trolls To Influence American Politics

Pokémon Go Used By Russian Internet Trolls To Influence American Politics

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Pokémon Go was part of a multi-pronged campaign to destabilize American politics led by a group of Russian trolls called the Internet Research Agency. The campaign called, “Don’t Shoot Us,” used the augmented reality game and other online platforms, like Facebook, Tumblr and Youtube, to share messages that were meant to create discord among Americans. According to CNN, “Don’t Shoot Us” could be a reference to “Hands Up, Don’t Shoot,” a slogan that emerged from the Black Lives Matter movement after Michael Brown was shot dead by a policeman.Click here to continue and read more... The Inquisitr