Earlier within the day, Rahul Gandhi alleged that the BJP and RSS management Facebook and Whatsapp within the nation, and that they unfold hatred by these platforms to affect the citizens

Hours after Congress MP Rahul Gandhi shared a Wall Street Journal report that alleged that Facebook ignored hate speech guidelines on BJP-linked posts, occasion chief Shashi Tharoor mentioned that the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Information Technology “would certainly wish to hear” from Facebook in regards to the report.

Tharoor is the chairperson of the committee on Information Technology.

According to the Wall Street Journal report, Facebook’s prime public coverage govt in India, Ankhi Das, opposed making use of hate-speech guidelines to no less than 4 people and teams linked with the BJP even if they have been “flagged internally for promoting or participating in violence.”

Responding to the report, Rahul alleged that the BJP and the RSS management Facebook and Whatsapp within the nation. He additionally alleged that they unfold pretend information and hatred by these social media platforms to affect the citizens.

However, Ravi Shankar Prasad, Union minister for electronics and data know-how, responded to Rahul saying, “Losers who cannot influence people even in their own party keep cribbing that the entire world is controlled by BJP and RSS. You were caught red-handed in alliance with Cambridge Analytica and Facebook to weaponise data before the elections and now have the gall to question us?”

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