Google CEO Sundar Pichai revealed that the “full extent” of so-called Russian meddling that took place on Google in 2016 was $4,700 spent on some digital advertisements. Meanwhile, Google employees and executives contributed $1.6 million to 2016 Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. Google rigged their search algorithms in favor of Democrats. . A protester dressed as Rich Uncle Pennybags (‘Monopoly Man’) attended the Congressional hearing and said, “Google spent $18-million lobbying politicians in 2017 — more than any other company. In return, Congress abandoned its oversight role and allowed Google to wield monopoly power over every person who uses the internet.” The activist, Ian Madrigal, was formerly named Amanda Weaver and is a strategy director for Revolution Messaging, a firm run by Keegan Goudiss, who was Bernie Sanders’ director of digital advertising during the 2016 election. -GEG
Imagine being so stupid you think our entire system could be swayed by a group of Russians allegedly spending a few million dollars in the 2016 election but Hillary Clinton’s backers spending over $1 billion had little to no effect.
Google CEO Sundar Pichai revealed that the “full extent” of so-called Russian meddling activity that took place on the platform during all of 2016 was $4,700 spent on some digital advertisements.
“Does Google now know the full extent to which its online platforms were exploited by Russian actors in the election two years ago?” Rep. Jerry Nadler, a Democrat from New York and ranking member of the House Judiciary Committee, asked the search engine’s chief executive during Tuesday’s hearing.
“We have — we undertook a very thorough investigation, and, in 2016, we now know that there were two main ad accounts linked to Russia which advertised on Google for about $4,700 in advertising,” Pichai responded.
“A total of $4,700?” Nadler asked to confirm. “That’s right,” the Google executive replied.
Google employees and executives contributed $1.6 million to 2016 Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, according to data compiled by the Center for Responsive Politics.
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