Twitter announced it has banned more than 50k accounts in India for policy violation. Mostly accounts that promote child sexual exploitation, brutal rape, and non-consensual nudity content were banned which being published such content between August 26 and September 25. In the country, the micro-blogging site which is undergoing a churning under its new owner also removed 3,035 accounts for promoting terrorism.
More than 700 complaints
The new IT Rules, 2021, are reflected in Twitter’s monthly report. In the same timeframe, it received 755 complaints from Indian users through its grievance redress mechanisms, and 121 of them were resolved.
Individual users have filed complaints with court orders accompanying them. In these complaints, most complaints from India is about harassment hateful content and also privacy violation. The latest report said, 22 grievances were appealing for account suspension.
Company and Concern
Twitter side obscure about “appropriate responses were sent and also reviewing accounts according to the situation” and also in the report Twitter added, ‘they received a general question about Twitter account’.
Musk expressed his concern about child pornography on Twitter. And the company said ‘they can’t tolerate features of promoting child sexual exploitation’. Here with new IT rules 2021 reports social media platforms have more than 5 million users to publish monthly compliance.
In this era, social media plays a vital role in sharing thoughts and communication. So, social media should what they promote.
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