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Google Finds Evidence Of Russian-Linked 2016 Election Ads

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The Google mobile phone icon. (Matt Rourke/AP)
The Google mobile phone icon. (Matt Rourke/AP)

Google has found evidence that Russian agents may have purchased thousands of dollars of ads to spread disinformation and interfere with the 2016 presidential election. With those findings reported Monday, the company joins Facebook and Twitter, which are under fire for failing to stop such ads.

Here & Now's Robin Young gets an update from Kurt Wagner (@KurtWagner8), senior editor of social media for Recode.

This segment aired on October 10, 2017.

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