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IT Rules 2021: Effect of IT rules, Facebook took action on 1.75 crore posts in May

New Delhi. Meta-owned social media platform Facebook processed over Rs 1.75 crore worth of content in India in the month of May. In its recent monthly report, the company has stated that it has taken action under 13 categories of violations in India during the month of May.

The report says that the content that was taken against them is classified into categories such as harassment, coercion, violence or graphic content, adult nudity and sexual activity, endangering children, dangerous organizations and individuals, and spam. “Taking action may mean removing any content from Facebook or Instagram, or covering up and adding warnings to images and videos that some may find disturbing,” the report says.

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Instagram processed about 4.1 million posts in May
The monthly report on India said that between May 1 and 31, 2022, Facebook took action against Rs 1.75 crore of content across various categories, while Instagram’s other platform, Instagram, took action against around 41 lakh of content in 12 categories during the same period. Actions taken against the content.

It is necessary for large digital platforms to publish compliance reports every month
Under new IT rules, which came into effect in May last year, large digital platforms with more than 50 lakh users are required to publish compliance reports every month detailing complaints received and actions taken. It also contains information about such content that has been removed or stopped while being proactive.

Twitter suspends more than 46,500 accounts
Twitter India’s June 2022 Transparency Report stated that between April 26, 2022 and May 25, 2022, it received over 1,500 complaints in the country. It said that more than 46,500 accounts were suspended for violating the guidelines. However, he said that this data pertains to the global stock, including material originating from India.

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WhatsApp blocked more than 1.9 million Indian accounts in May
A recent report from META-owned WhatsApp states that based on complaints received, more than 19 lakh Indian accounts were blocked in May.

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