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Fri Sep 23, 2016, 09:50 AM

 

Palmer Luckey: The Facebook Near Billionaire Secretly Funding Trump’s Meme Machine

Palmer Luckey: The Facebook Near Billionaire Secretly Funding Trump’s Meme Machine
Palmer Luckey—founder of Oculus—is funding a Trump group that circulates dirty memes about Hillary Clinton.
GIDEON RESNICK BEN COLLINS 09.22.16 8:00 PM ET

A Silicon Valley titan is putting money behind an unofficial Donald Trump group dedicated to “shitposting” and circulating internet memes maligning Hillary Clinton.

Oculus founder Palmer Luckey financially backed a pro-Trump political organization called Nimble America, a self-described “social welfare 501(c)4 non-profit” in support of the Republican nominee.

Luckey sold his virtual reality company Oculus to Facebook for $2 billion in 2014, and Forbes estimates his current net worth to be $700 million. The 24-year-old told The Daily Beast that he had used the pseudonym “NimbleRichMan” on Reddit with a password given to him by the organization’s founders.

http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2016/09/22/palmer-luckey-the-facebook-billionaire-secretly-funding-trump-s-meme-machine.html

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Response to workinclasszero (Original post)

Fri Sep 23, 2016, 10:02 AM

1. I wonder if this explains what happens on Hillary's Facebook posts?

Every post made on her page is overpowered by insane right wing trash.

it's pretty crazy how bad it is.

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Fri Sep 23, 2016, 10:05 AM

2. It's been apparent for some time

that someone was orchestrating production of the vile visual propaganda that's flooding the net. It's disgusting that they get tax exempt status to crank out this garbage.

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Fri Sep 23, 2016, 10:16 AM

3. By 2018 he should be broke.

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