Twitter was able to link the accounts it removed to Russian entities through an internal review of roughly 450 accountsshared by Facebook, the blog postsaid. All of those accounts have been suspended from Twitter for breaking the rules against spam.
Separately, Twitter also revealed that the news site RT (Russia Today), which the company noted has links to the Russiangovernment, spent $274,100 for USA ads in 2016. In his letter to the CEO [VIDEO] of Facebook, Twitter and Google's parent company Alphabet, Smith wrote that Russian ads reflect "the Russian government's concern about the impact of fracking".
Twitter also briefed the House of Representatives Intelligence Committee on Thursday.
Sri Lanka bat first against Pakistan as Haris Sohail debuts
They are yet to lose at this ground and the last time Pakistan and Sri Lanka met in Abu Dhabi, the Test ended in a draw. On the other hand, Sri Lanka will be looking to bounce back from a 3-0 Test series whitewash at the hands of India.
"Just as all the usual media organisations in the world do", Ms Margarita Simonyan was quoted as saying by the RIA news agency.
United States president Donald Trump took umbrage with Facebook's decision to share data with congressional investigators, saying the social network "was always anti-Trump".
"Neither the original accounts shared by Facebook, nor the additional relatedaccounts we identified, were registered as advertisers on Twitter", the company said.
Twitter didn't immediately respond to a request for comment.
Warner in remarks to reporters called Twitter's statements "deeply disappointing" and "inadequate on nearly every level". "In the coming month, we will hold an open hearing with representatives from tech companies in order to better understand how Russian Federation used online tools and platforms to sow discord in and influence our election", committee Representatives said.
Facebook and Google have also been summoned to testify before the US Senate Intelligence Committee regarding Russian Federation meddling into US election. Representatives for Facebook and Google confirmed they had received invitations from the Senate committee but did not say whether the companies would attend. And after the discussion of fake news, Russian accounts, and bots on President Trump's favorite social network ended, Twitter updated the public on its efforts to get to the bottom of the abuses of its systems.
Travellers around the world are facing major delays at airports after computer check-in systems crashed. Passengers are seen waiting to check in for flights at London's Heathrow airport in this file pic.
Amazon introduced a bevy of new Echo devices today, but there's also a new product for folks looking for a new set-top box. Are you going to buy this new Amazon Fire TV? Alexa is now available by updating the Amazon Music app for iOS or Android.
Veteran lefty Jon Lester was just what Chicago needed him to be in spite of his entering the game with a 4.56 ERA. His ERA ballooned from 2.05 to 3.23 and only 39 of his 65 pitchers got thrown for strikes.
A separate poll by the Asahi newspaper showed Party of Hope notching 13 percent and the LDP hitting 32 percent. The Party of Hope has energised some voters, and is gaining renegade lawmakers from the main opposition party.
Whatever figure Trump decides on will be significantly lower than the number of refugees the Obama administration admitted in. Across the world there were 22.5 million refugees past year , according to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees.
GoPro has been hinting it planned to release a consumer-level 360-degree camera for a while, and today showed off the Fusion . While most VR cameras include some odd spots of a tripod or extension pole, Angel View is created to hide the included grip.
But U.S. officials said they could not corroborate the death and other Western as well as Iraqi officials were skeptical. It was not clear when the message, released by the ISIS-affiliated Al-Furqan media group, was recorded.
UKIP chooses Henry Bolton as new party leader
The leader will be announced at the party conference in Torquay, which, according to reports, Nigel Farage will not be attending. It is thought if Ms Waters wins the leadership contest it could create a huge divide in the party.
Jane Fonda shuts down TV host for plastic surgery question
The new NBC show , which premiered on Monday, September 25, sparked yet another controversy during its Thursday episode. Viewers will be treated to Jane Fonda romancing Robert Redford in an original Netflix movie called Our Souls at Night .
Trump Insists Republicans 'Have the Votes' on Healthcare
Reconciliation is a disaster but as you know it ends on Friday. "The slogan doesn't cut it for me anymore", O'Brien said. Trump also said he would work with Democrats to improve the healthcare system, according to a Politico report .
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Last year, fans were accusing United boss José Mourinho of parking-the-bus in every game after scoring one or two goals. Jose Mourinho has assembled a powerful, star-studded squad that poses a threat from many areas of the pitch.
DirecTV Gives Refunds to Those Offended by NFL Protests
One said refunds to those concerned about the anthem protests were only offered to subscribers with certain offers or plans. Trump said players who kneel or sit are "disrespecting the flag", called them "sons of b--" and said they should be fired.
Top Hizbul militant killed in Uri encounter
Najar, 39, who had been an active part of terror operations since 1999, was killed near Zorawar Post of Lachiproa in Uri. The list was rejected by Hizbul Mujahideen leader Syed Salahuddin, which caused friction between the two commanders.
Interpol approves Palestinian membership; new blow to Israel
However, five years ago the United Nations General Assembly upgraded the status of the Palestinians to "non-member state". In Jerusalem, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said the decision "seriously harms the chances to achieve peace".