The social media company also revealed that RT, a propaganda news site linked to the Kremlin, spent at least $274,100 in United States ads on Twitter.
Executives from Facebook, Google, and Twitter will appear before the US Congress in the coming weeks as lawmakers probe Russia's alleged interference in the 2016 US election, committee sources said on Wednesday.
Of the roughly 450 accounts that Facebook recently shared as part of its review, Twitter concluded that 22 had corresponding accounts on Twitter. RT accounts spent $274,100 on USA -targeted Twitter ads in 2016, promoting 1,823 tweets about news stories towards users who follow of mainstream media accounts. None of these accounts were registered to serve ads on Twitter, however. Twitter said it "took action on the ones we found in violation of our rules".
He told reporters that the Twitter data was "basically derivative based on accounts that Facebook had identified (and) showed an enormous lack of understanding from the Twitter team of how serious this issue is, the threat it poses to democratic institutions, and begs many more questions".
The closed-door hearing with House and Senate staff followed a similar briefing involving Facebook, which revealed earlier this month that it sold more than 3,000 election ads linked to a Russian agency. Additionally, Twitter found another 179 accounts.
Russian Manipulation Of US Elections: Facebook, Twitter And Google Asked To Testify
They have specifically been looking at Twitter and Facebook and their roles in spreading misinformation and propaganda during the campaign. It did not say, however, how many of those accounts have ties to the Russian government, or describe any attempts it has made to find out.
Colin Crowell, Twitter's vice president of public policy, was among company representatives who met behind closed doors with Senate Intelligence Committee aides.
Twitter, Facebook and other Internet companies including Alphabet Inc's Google are facing a steady stream of criticism as more information emerges about manipulation of their platforms during the 2016 election campaign.
Moscow denies any such activity and Mr Trump has denied any talk of collusion. Mark Warner, the top Democrat on the committee, said: "Soon".