Why Ban's sword hangs on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram, know what is the whole matter
At the same time, companies like Twitter, Facebook and Instagram have not given any concrete information so far. Some have asked for a time of 6 months, while some are waiting for instructions from their headquarters in America.
The powerful companies of social media want to follow the rule law of any country on their own terms and that is why the government released a guideline for social media platforms on February 25 this year and 3 months time to implement them. Had given. This deadline is ending today, now the question arises as to what will happen next.
Three months ago, the central government issued guidelines for social media, there were two important things in it. The first thing was asked of social media companies to appoint their 3 officers as Chief Compliance Officer, Nodal Contact Person and Resident Graduate Officer and decide that they should remain in India. Their contact numbers should also be released on the app and website.
Secondly, these companies were also asked to tell how to do it if someone wants to complain. The officer should pay attention to the complaint within 24 hours and within 15 days tell the complainant what action was taken. The time given for implementation of this guideline, its tenure is ending today, but only Indian social media company Ku has followed it.
At the same time, companies like Twitter, Facebook and Instagram have not given any concrete information so far. Some have asked for a time of 6 months, while some are waiting for instructions from their headquarters in America. Meanwhile, Facebook's response has come that it will follow the rules of IT and will continue to talk to the government on some issues. The company says that it will take care of this so that people can freely and freely speak their platform through its platform.
In India, WhatsApp has 53 crore users, YouTube has 44.8 crore and Facebook has 41 crore users. Similarly, there are 1.75 crore twitter accounts, while Ku app has more than 60 lakh users. Obviously, India is a big market for these social media companies. The market here gives them money, but they wait for the Government of India to reply.