Report: Russia Tried To Shape The Election Through Pokémon Go, Too

By Mark Wilson

The campaign to influence American politics extended beyond Facebook and Twitter.

In a growing wave of revelations that Russia used subversive ads and posts to sway the 2016 presidential election, companies like Facebook, Twitter, and Google have all come forward with disclosures of ad buys from Russian-linked sources. But now, CNN reports that Russia even targeted Pokémon Go players–perhaps in an attempt to incite protest on real world streets.

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