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Trump campaign testing the ways it can distort reality online

THe Presidents team has shared at least 3 deceptive images or videos on social media,

  One thing is trying to make Biden look older.

The presidential election is just 56 days away, and as Donald Trump struggles to gain ground in key states, he is increasingly relying on deceptively altered media to bend reality in his favor.

In the past 10 days, the president’s team has deployed misleading imagery to attack his Democratic rival, Joe Biden, at least three times. White House deputy chief of staff Dan Scavino tweeted a fake video that appeared to show Biden sleeping through a TV interview. The “Trump War Room” Twitter account shared an out-of-context clip of Biden saying, “You won’t be safe in Joe Biden’s America.” And on Facebook, Trump has run dozens of ads featuring images of Biden that were manipulated to make the former vice president appear older.

 

 

 

This kind of video mis information is not knew but Trump is elevating it to a new level.

 

But Trump’s team has repeatedly engaged in this practice directly, elevating the tactic to an unprecedented level while defending its hoaxes as mere satire. The campaign is testing the boundaries of social media sites that let false information go viral — and they haven’t found much resistance.

 

Trump testing the ways he can distort reality online. 

 

How sad. They are that desperate.

 

Biden/Harris

2020!!!

 

 

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