NEW YORK, September 8. /TASS/. Google has declared that did not find on their platforms of the characteristics of the advertisements to influence the US elections in 2016, which on Wednesday reported Facebook. This is stated in a statement on Thursday, Google message.
“We always conduct the monitoring of abuse or violations of our policies, and we did not see evidence of the implementation of such campaigns on our platforms”, – said in a brief statement, which was published as a response to company issues statement regarding Facebook.
On Wednesday, Alex Stamos, in charge of security in social network Facebook, made a statement that during the presidential elections in the United States some organization in Russia has spent $100 million to spread in social networks advertising messages of a political nature by creating false accounts and pages. According to Stamos, according to a company analysis for the period June 2015 to may 2017, these accounts and pages were linked to each other, they probably ruled from Russia. He assured that all of these accounts and pages are already blocked.
Facebook in addition to the creation of customary communities and accounts and provides advertising services that include creating ad hoc ad accounts for different purposes, for example, to increase brand awareness, increase sales, and so on.
As stated by the press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov, the Kremlin does not have any relation to the Russians allegedly carried out by the orders of advertising in Facebook to influence the election campaign in the United States. “We never heard, we do not know about it and we will not have any relation to these cases,” – said the representative of the Kremlin. He urged not to associate Moscow “with these stories in Facebook”.