The company discovered the ads by downloading historical data from Twitter, according to the Washington Post, and using it "to link Russian Twitter accounts to other accounts that had used Google's services to buy ads".
There is a chance that Google may find other ads from Russian-linked accounts, the person familiar with the investigation said. Facebook has said those ads reached just 10 million of the 210 million US users that log onto the service each month. That means Russian actors have penetrated all the large Silicon Valley ad firms, as Facebook and Twitter recently revealed similar attacks.
The social network recently turned over evidence to Congressional investigators about thousands of alleged Russian-bought ads that were created to throw the presidential election into chaos. Or as spokesperson Andrea Faville previously said, they are "always monitoring for abuse or violations of our policies and we've seen no evidence this type of ad campaign was run on our platforms".
Google has declined to provide a comment on the story to the newspaper.
Google earlier denied that Russian Federation used its platform to influence the presidential elections with spokeswoman Andrea Faville saying Google is "always monitoring for abuse or violations of our policies and we've seen no evidence this type of ad campaign was run on our platforms".
But after launching a review, the company found around $100,000 (£76,000) in ad spending potentially linked to Russian sources, according to a source.
Though the videos were only viewed hundreds of times, they demonstrated for the first time that Russian Federation allegedly deployed real people, not just fake online accounts or bots, to further spread propaganda.
"If Vladimir Putin is using Facebook or Google or Twitter to, in effect, destroy our democracy, the American people should know about it", Democratic Senator Richard Blumenthal said Monday on MSNBC.
Meanwhile many Americans, and politicians on Capitol Hill, would like the Russian-backed Facebook ads to be released to the public. Congress is reportedly set to have representatives from Facebook, Twitter, and Google testify on the incidents.
Nigeria remain on course to qualify for a third successive World Cup, a feat they have achieved only once before in their history. The two-time world champions have struggled for goals in a poor qualifying campaign in which they have had three coaches.
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The way the players have trained this past week, the way we've committed to one another has come through in this performance. Very good teams find a way to win and New Zealand again did this at Newlands .
Travel records obtained by ABC News showed Danley uses an Australian passport and traveled to the Philippines on September 15. An estimated 400,000 people, including former First Daughter Malia Obama , attended the four-day music festival in August.
According to Sivan, Weinstein then undressed and masturbated in front of her, zipped his trousers back and left the place. Just before Sivan left, the friend told her that if she wasn't back in 10 minutes, she would come to check on her.
"Now I hate to tell you, Puerto Rico , but you've thrown our budget a little out of whack ", Trump said . He added that Puerto Ricans "want everything to be done for them when it should be a community effort".
In response, King Felipe VI accused Catalan leaders of shattering democratic principles and dividing society. Carles Puigdemont, president of Catalonia's regional government, has offered his support to protesters.
The duo raced into the tie break, but Garcia now had the momentum and she held her nerve to make it a Wuhan-Beijing double. The second set was even more competitive and the attritional seventh game turned out to be a turning point.
And given that Mariota's running is an integral part of his game, the Titans must monitor that part of things, as well. Dolphins fans spent most of the team's home opener booing Jay Cutler and the Dolphins lackluster offense.
Photo Police officers stand with an injured person with a bandaged ankle near the Natural History Museum on Saturday in London . In a statement London Ambulance Service said they treated 11 people at the scene and nine of those were taken to hospital.
Onyango criticises Uganda organisation after Ghana draw
The Egyptians can guarantee their place at the finals in Russian Federation if they beat Congo , who are bottom, later today. Each group victor will qualify for Russian Federation considering Africa only has 5 teams in the final round.
Corker Begged Me For Endorsement
Here's how Trump led off the morning against Corker , who's already announced he won't run for reelection in 2018. Corker's a fiscal hawk and he's holding the GOP's feet to the fire on legislation to rewrite the tax system.
Spain through to World Cup; Serbia pushed out
The result means Italy , who drew 1-1 with Macedonia, will have to qualify for Russian Federation via the play-offs. They now have 20 points with one round of games to go in the group qualifiers.
Joe Girardi on Yankees' Game 2 collapse: 'I screwed up'
Gary Sanchez motioned to the Yankee dugout for them to call for review the play, but Girardi elected not to challenge the call. New York Post columnist Joel Sherman said that the Game 2 blunder will forever hang over Girardi's tenure with the Yankees.
Netflix to raise price of most popular plan
Will you have to cancel your subscription? It makes sense, however, as Netflix is continuing to produce original content. The price changes applied immediately to new customers and will roll out in the weeks ahead to current subscribers.
Supreme Court takes up partisan redistricting case
None of the standards offered avoided "substantial intrusion into the nation's political life", he wrote in a concurrence. Adding up all a party's wasted votes, and dividing that sum by the total number of votes cast, yields an efficiency gap .
British PM fights back after plot to oust her
Prime Minister Theresa May was hoping to rally the troops behind her with a speech at the Conservative Party's conference. The prime minister is struggling to reassert her authority after she gambled on an early election in June.
IPhone 8 Plus: Batteries Bursting Out of New Phones?
The first report came out of Taiwan, where a woman is said to have found her iPhone swollen apart after plugging it in to charge. Apple iPhone 8 Plus units began shipping on September 22, but a few new owners have noticed a peculiar issue.