Facebook has disclosed certain details regarding accounts connected to the Russian government with Google, as multiple social media platforms investigate measures the Kremlin took to interfere with the 2016 election.
Google has not revealed if the search engine found any content connected to the Kremlin after reviewing the information Facebook shared, according to Recode on Friday.
Google will provide Congress a private briefing with more information concerning their investigation, although a date has yet to be set.
The House and Senate has also requested Google join Facebook and Twitter at two hearings where company representatives will be questioned about plans for to fight Russian interference in the future.
Facebook recently announced $100,000 was purchased for ads from June 2015 to May 2017 by a Russian group called the Internet Research Agency, which has promoted pro-Russia propaganda. The money was affiliated with approximately 3,000 ads and 470 "inauthentic accounts and pages."Facebook then suspended all 470 accounts connected to the ads because they did not adhere to authenticity requirements.
Twitter briefed staff members on the Senate and House intelligence committees Thursday for their investigation regarding Russian interference in the 2016 election, after it was found approximately 200 accounts were linked with Russian interference in the election.