New Delhi: Fb and Google officers right here Tuesday deposed earlier than the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Data Know-how on the problem of misuse of social media platforms.
The panel chaired by Congress MP Shashi Tharoor had requested the officers of the social media websites to seem in-person on the problem.
Whereas from Fb its nation public coverage director Shivnath Thukral and common counsel Namrata Singh deposed earlier than the panel, Google was represented by its nation head (authorities affairs and public coverage) Aman Jain and director (authorized) Gitanjali Duggal.
The agenda of the parliamentary panel assembly is to safeguard residents’ rights and stop the misuse of social/on-line information media platforms.
Earlier, Fb representatives had knowledgeable the parliamentary panel that their firm coverage doesn’t permit their officers to attend in-person conferences due to their Covid-related protocol.
However Chairman Shashi Tharoor conveyed to Fb that its officers must seem in-person because the parliament secretariat doesn’t permit any digital conferences.
The Parliamentary Committee on IT can even summon representatives of YouTube and different Social Media Intermediaries within the coming weeks over the problem.
Fb and Google representatives had been known as days after Twitter officers deposed earlier than the panel.
Within the final assembly, a number of members of the panel had categorically instructed Twitter that the rule of land is supreme not the social media platform’s insurance policies.
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