Social-media giants, IMAI agree to police themselves for LS poll

The Internet and Mobile Association of India and top social-media companies have accepted the Election Commission’s suggestion of policing themselves for the Lok Sabha election. Read More
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EC calls India heads of social sites for meeting over fake news

The Election Commission has asked the country heads of six social-media platforms for a meeting, which includes representatives of Facebook, WhatsApp, Twitter, Google, ShareChat and TikTok, to fight fake news before the general election. Read More
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FB to Bombay HC: New tools for political ad transparency soon

A lawyer had filed a petition before the court seeking directions to the Election Commission impose restrains on any form of advertisement, videos or messages 48 hours before the election and demanded regulation of popular social-media sites. Read More
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HC to FB, Google, Twitter: Remove video with anti-Ramdev content

The video has showed excerpts of a book on Ramdev named “Godman to Tycoon”, that the high court had ordered to delete. The book was written by Priyanka Pathak-Narain and was originally published in 2017. Read More
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