Facebook Acquires CrowdTangle

facebookFacebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB), acquired CrowdTangle, Inc., a content discovery and social monitoring platform for publishers and brands.

The amount of the deal was not disclosed.

Led by Brandon Silverman, founder and CEO, CrowdTangle provides publishers with a platform to identify stories, measure social media performance and identify influencers. It is used by newspapers, television stations, digital media outlets, investigative journalists, entertainment companies, sports teams and nonprofits all over the world.
CrowdTangle is a portfolio company of Tsai Ventures, the seed and early stage venture capital arm of Tsai Capital Corporation.



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