November 24, 2020

Fb takes down posts of BJP politicians T. Raja Singh and Anand Hegde

BENGALURU: Fb took down some posts by Bharatiya Janata Celebration politicians T. Raja Singh and Anand Hegde after a Wall Road Journal story reported on an alleged bias favouring the ruling get together in taking down hateful content material by the social media large.

The Wall Road Journal reported that Fb goes sluggish on taking down posts by BJP politicians, and the inaction is allegedly a part of a broader sample of favouritism by the corporate towards Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s BJP and Hindu hard-liners.

“We prohibit hate speech and content material that incites violence and we implement these insurance policies globally with out regard to anybody’s political place or get together affiliation. Whereas we all know there may be extra to do, we’re making progress on enforcement and conduct common audits of our course of to make sure equity and accuracy.” stated Fb firm spokesperson in an e mail.