Monday, 23 May, 2022
TopicContent policy

Topic: Content policy

Facebook ‘under tremendous political pressure’ to manage content, top official says

There are conflicting views about what should & shouldn’t be circulating on internet, particularly when it is not illegal, says Nick Clegg, Facebook V-P, global affairs & communications.

There is a billion-dollar media giant hiding in plain sight

The company boasts of adding 500,000 users a day, paying out more than $200 million a month to its creators and claims it will generate more than $2 billion in sales this year.

Why India needs to modernise its copyright laws for the digital era

The Covid-19 pandemic has made the shift to digital an imperative, and has rekindled numerous debates on copyright on the internet.

Will the Facebook ‘Supreme Court’ make FB and Instagram a safer place?

Mark Zuckerberg led-Facebook has announced a new oversight board for content moderation.

TikTok received most number of content removal requests from Indian govt in 2019

Tranparency report released by Chinese firm's video-sharing app says India sent the highest number of legal requets too, followed by US and Japan.

Facebook reviewing its policy for child abuse videos and underage account holders

Amid growing criticism of its content policies and data privacy issues, Facebook is also updating oversight training policies for staff who review content on the website.

On Camera

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Golden Temple

What Akal Takht must know about harmonium and music before banishing it from Golden Temple

In an era where India’s past and ‘purity’ are constantly being dug up and debated, the humble harmonium has become the latest victim.

World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.

Defence

Boeing's F/A-18 Super Hornet pulls off its first successful launch from a ski-jump at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, US | Photo credit: Boeing

2 American Super Hornets in India as Boeing looks to showcase fighters for Navy deal

Navy looking at about 26 multi-role deck-based fighters for its aircraft carrier. Visit by Super Hornets comes close on heels of similar trip by competitor Rafale M of Dassault Aviation.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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