Coronavirus Latest News

India police visit Twitter offices after BJP tweet flagged as manipulated media

Move in Delhi comes after tweet by spokesperson of the ruling Hindu-nationalist party was tagged as ‘manipulated media’

Police in India’s capital served a notice at Twitter’s offices late on Monday, seeking information for a complaint about why a tweet by the spokesperson of the ruling Hindu-nationalist party was tagged as “manipulated media”.

Tensions have been high between the Indian government and the US social media giant after Twitter this year reversed its blocking of a number of accounts related to farmers’ protests near Delhi following a request from authorities. The government claimed the posts were aiming to incite violence. Twitter said it believed the directives were not in line with Indian laws.

Continue reading…

Read the original article at The Guardian

Related Articles

Back to top button
Close