Meta pulls support for tool used to keep misinformation in check


In February, Meta started an official internal process to shut down CrowdTangle, but paused the plan as the Digital Services Act, a landmark law in Europe that aims to provide transparency into how Facebook, YouTube and other internet services amplify divisive content, gained traction, according to a person familiar with the matter. CrowdTangle is still on track to be shut down eventually, the person said, with some Facebook engineers tasked to killing it.

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