blocking disinformation (1)

12404773892?profile=RESIZE_400xMeta’s decision to close its CrowdTangle division, a tool that tracks content across social media, has raised the ire of more than 100 research and advocacy groups who say it will make it harder to fight disinformation.

Groups including the Mozilla Foundation, the Center for Democracy and Technology and Access Now sent the social media behemoth an open letter Thursday decrying the decision to shutter the unit in August, asking Meta to, at a minimum, invest in CrowdTangle through January.  Meta a