Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram are one of the most popular Social Media platforms. You must be using these social media platforms. But it seems that users are not able to use these platforms in India. Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, and Twitter may be Banned in India. Today I am explaining to you about Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and YouTube may be banned. Read this post till the end to know more about this.
Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, and Twitter may ban in India
These social media platforms may ban in India if these platforms don’t comply with the new Intermediary Guidelines. The government has set the deadline for May 25. The deadline for accepting the new guideline will end on 25th May (Today). But none of these platforms has complied with the new Intermediary Guidelines.
Facebook, Twitter, and WhatsApp are including on the list that they didn’t compile with the new regulation. The Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology (MEITy) had given a three-month time in February 2021 to these social media platforms to comply with the new IT rules (Intermediary Guidelines). But none of these has complied yet with this. Koo, the Indian version of Twitter is only the social media platform that complied with the new regulation before the deadlines.
The new IT rules announced on February 25. A government official said in a statement that, If these Social media platforms don’t comply with the new rules by 25th may then they will lose their status and protection as intermediaries and criminal actions can take against them as per the laws of India.
The Social media platforms will have to appoint compliance officers from India, as per the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology’s new rules. The compliance officers will monitor the content. If they find any objectionable content then they can remove them.
A Facebook spokesperson said in a statement that, “We aim to comply with the provisions of the IT rules and continue to discuss a few of the issues which need more engagement with the government. Pursuant to the IT rules, we are working to implement operational processes and improve efficiencies. Facebook remains committed to people’s ability to freely and safely express themselves on your platform”. Some social media platforms requested the government to extend the deadline of the provision.