Indian has issued some new policies which social networks in the country must follow. Social media firms have come under heavy scrutiny in recent times over having too much power.
India gives social media firms rules to follow
On Friday, India has issued fresh rules for other social media outlets some days after they tried to put pressure on Twitter to remove accounts they deem offensive. The new tech policies mandate all social media firms to create new roles in the country.
The required roles include 'a compliance staff' in charge of local laws, ' a grievance office' who will answer all complaints from Indians, and 'a contact personnel' who will be available to security officers all the time. All social firms will also publish a report monthly stating all complaints they took and how they settled the issues.
Different times for top social media firms and small firms to comply
These social media companies will also be mandated to eradicate some contents which show full or semi-nu...