Why did Facebook just buy a popular social analytics tool used by media companies? – Digital Trends


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Facebook has repeatedly denied it is a media company. So why did it just go and buy a startup best known for its social analytics platform for media publishers? Arriving on the scene in 2011, CrowdTangle has become an indispensable tracking tool for …
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