Facebook’s father or mother firm Meta Platforms Inc has paused new users from joining its social media monitoring tool CrowdTangle on account of staffing constraints.
Meta, which disbanded the CrowdTangle workforce final yr, has been beneath strain to supply better transparency into its platforms.
CrowdTangle founder and CEO Brandon Silverman left Facebook final yr.
The tool is utilized by organizations and people to observe, analyze and report on public content material out there on Facebook, Instagram and Reddit.
CrowdTangle was just lately moved to a new knowledge and transparency workforce, which is working via staffing transitions and issues, a Meta spokesperson mentioned.
“We are pausing the ability for people to join CrowdTangle while we work through some staffing constraints,” the spokesperson added.
New users can nonetheless get added to present firm accounts on the monitoring tool, the spokesperson mentioned.
(Reporting by Shivam Patel in Bengaluru and Elizabeth Culliford in New York; Editing by Stephen Coates)