Politician and experts have warned for months about the possibility of Russian interference in Germany's election.
Facebook said it was also examining the accounts of apparently fake users who purchased Facebook ads during the U.S. election. These accounts were subsequently linked to the pro-Kremlin troll farm known as the Internet Research Agency. Facebook said that it has not yet uncovered similar ad purchases related to the German vote.
"We haven't seen any trace of the Russians, just right-wingers," Gaycken added.