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Google unearths Russian-funded ads on YouTube, Gmail

Tuesday 10 October 2017 | 08:50 CET | News
Google has for the first time unearthed evidence that Russian operatives spent tens of thousands of dollars on the company's platforms in an attempt to interfere in the 2016 US presidential election, according to unnamed sources cited by the Washington Post. The company has uncovered less than USD 100,000 in ad spending potentially linked to Russian agents across Google's many products, including YouTube, Gmail and its DoubleClick ad network, said the sources.

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Categories: Internet
Companies: DoubleClick / Facebook / Google / Twitter / YouTube
Countries: United States
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