⚠️Trump Insiders Are Quietly Paying Teen Memers —some as young as 14–For Posts

Documents show that meme accounts rife with disinformation have also become shadowy advertising tools for some notable Republicans.
ht ⁦@JimHWhitelawhuffpost.com/entry/trump-in…
The services they provide are highly valuable: They’ve fostered relationships with huge niche communities and can launch hushed influence campaigns free from oversight and transparency mandates enforced through regulated advertising channels.
This could open the door to dark-money campaigns and targeted, opaque disinformation operations reminiscent of Russia’s Project Lakhta (if it hasn’t already)

Little evidence
Untraceable influence ops
No oversight Image
“A lot of this stuff is very down-low,” said a memer with hundreds of thousands of followers.

“There’s a lot of money to be made,” the memer said. “You just gotta know the right people.”

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