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Social media must guard against misuse of platforms, says IT minister

Dec 10, 2018 by The Passage Team
Social media must guard against misuse of platforms, says IT minister

Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and WhatsApp have changed the manner in which users consume content and communicate with each other, but the social media firms need to be mindful of "certain dos and don'ts" and guard against any misuse of their platforms, IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said Friday.

Speaking at the CII Big Picture Summit, Prasad said that social media platforms' large focus on India underscored the sheer size and opportunities presented by the market here.

"Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and WhatsAap are coming to India not only because they are giving some service. India offers a robust market, by its sheer size. I always say, come do business but remember certain dos and don'ts...you must follow," Prasad said.

Source: Business Standard

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