BENGALURU: Facebook took down some posts by Bharatiya Janata Party politicians T. Raja Singh and Anand Hegde after a Wall Street Journal story reported on an alleged bias favouring the ruling social gathering in taking down hateful content by the social media large.

The Wall Street Journal reported that Facebook goes gradual on taking down posts by BJP politicians, and the inaction is allegedly half 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 social gathering affiliation. While 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.” mentioned Facebook firm spokesperson in an e mail.