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Chinese Government Showers Ad Dollars On Facebook

Every quarter, Facebook is reportedly taking hundreds of thousands of ad dollars from Chinese state media agencies to help spread positive messages about the country. “Outside its borders China uses [Facebook] to spread state-produced propaganda around the world, including the United States,” The New York Times reports. “China’s propaganda efforts are in the spotlight with President Trump visiting the country.”

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