EU opens disinformation probe against Meta as elections loom

Comes as Meta closes key disinformation tracking tool

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EU opens disinformation probe against Meta as elections loom
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EU opens disinformation probe against Meta as elections loom

The European Commission has launched a formal investigation into Meta, the parent company of Facebook and Instagram, for potentially violating the bloc's new online content regulations.

The EU suspects Meta of failing to adequately tackle disinformation and misleading advertising, particularly with key EU elections approaching in June. The investigation hinges on potential brea...

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