Amid an intense face-off with microblogging platform Twitter, Union Minister for Electronics and Info Expertise, Ravi Shankar Prasad, as we speak advised Parliament that strict motion will probably be taken if social media misused to unfold faux news and gas violence.
Particularly naming Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, and LinkedIn within the Rajya Sabha, the Union Minister mentioned “you will have hundreds of thousands of followers in India, you might be free to do enterprise and become profitable, but you’ll have to comply with the Indian structure”. He was talking throughout Query Hour on the misuse of social media platforms.
“We respect social media so much, it has empowered widespread individuals. Social media has a giant position in Digital India programme. Nevertheless, if social media is misused to unfold faux news, violence then motion will probably be taken,” Mr Prasad mentioned.