Say What Now? Russia Reportedly Tried to Use ‘Pokémon Go’ to Influence the U.S. Election

In recent months we’ve heard a lot about how Russian operatives used Facebook and Twitter in their attempts to influence the 2016 presidential election.

According to a new report from CNN, the Russians attempted to stir up the fan base of Pokemon Go to cause civil unrest.

via Variety:

These efforts were being organized by “Don’t Shoot Us,” a group ostensibly founded to protest police brutality against African-Americans. As part of these efforts, the group encouraged its...

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