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Facebook ads linked to Russia that ran through the 2016 presidential election (nytimes.com)
9 points by JumpCrisscross 7 months ago | hide | past | web | favorite | 6 comments

Something is broken there, the ads aren't shown to me. I opened the inspector and loaded the images manually, for example https://static01.nyt.com/newsgraphics/2018/05/10/facebook-ad...

Turn off your adblocker. :-)

I had the same problem.

Haha, how ironic.

To me, these don't look like ads; they look like events and posts shared by users.

Or are these shared events and posts bring used as ads?

You'll have to turn off your adblocker to see the ads.

My recollection is that Facebook mixes advertising posts into users feeds amongst subscribed content making the two difficult to distinguish, as people pay more attention to them that way.

I don't recognize any of these.

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