• Over 30 million posts taken down by Facebook in compliance with new IT Rules


    New Delhi: Facebook took down over 30 million posts across 10 violation categories during may 15-June 15 in the country, the social media giant said in its maiden monthly compliance report as mandated by the IT rules.

    Instagram took action against two million pieces across nine categories during the same period.

    Under the new IT rules, large digital platforms (with over 5 million users) will have to publish periodic compliance reports every month, mentioning the details of complaints received and action taken thereon. The report is to also include the number of specific communication links or parts of information that the intermediary has removed or disabled access to in pursuance of any proactive monitoring conducted by using automated tools.

    While Facebook actioned over 30 million content pieces across multiple categories during May 15-June 15, Instagram took action against about 2 million pieces.

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