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Much ad-o about nothing: ‘Expert hate police’ slam YouTube over $60 worth of Trump & Biden ads on ‘extremist’ and RUSSIAN videos

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09.07.2020

Trump and Biden ads were shown ahead of videos from Ruptly, described as “a Berlin-based media outlet controlled by the Kremlin,” and channels “connected to the so-called Identitarian movement, a trans-Atlantic group of white supremacists,” Politico proclaimed on Tuesday.

This is according to a report by something called the Global Project Against Hate and Extremism (GPAHE), quickly picked up by other professional fighters against “extremism.”

Political ads are popping up alongside videos from YouTube channels linked to white supremacists. Furthermore, these groups are able to profit from these ads. We’ve heard this song before. https://t.co/bdqe6eXew1pic.twitter.com/aDoO6Bboue

Buried inside the Politico article is the admission that both campaigns have spent “less than $60” in total on the ads, according to Google – YouTube’s parent company – and that neither actually picked where the ads would run. That was the doing of YouTube algorithms that make the determination based on the........

© RT.com