Pokémon GO Holding AR Photo Contest

Even Pokemon Go, the mega-popular smartphone game that became a phenomenon a year ago, was reportedly the target of Russian agents trying to meddle with the 2016 USA election, according to a report Thursday by CNN.

Pokemon Go was only one of several popular services used by the Don't Shoot Us campaign, the CNN report said.

The Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter accounts of the group have been suspended, CNN said. Players were told to change their characters' names to the victims of those incidents - an apparent effort to inflame racial tensions.

CNN has not found any evidence that any Pokémon Go users attempted to enter the contest, or whether any of the Amazon Gift Cards that were promised were ever awarded - or, indeed, whether the people who designed the contest ever had any intention of awarding the prizes.

As Niantic explains, there is no way to message or communicate with one another within the Pokemon Go app.

Russian trolls posing as Black Lives Matter activists used the fad video game Pokémon Go in their efforts to meddle in U.S. politics, according to a new CNN report. Still, it's clear that the IRA was aware of the popularity of the app (especially in July 2016, the same month it launched) and was willing to make use of any tools in its arsenal to promote unrest among the American people. You never know, you can end up being that lucky victor.

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