Parliament of India (File pic)
Parliament of India (File pic)

Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram officials to appear before Parliamentary Committee on IT

ANI | Updated: Feb 22, 2019 21:45 IST

New Delhi, Feb 22 (ANI) Amid growing concerns over misuse of social media, the Parliamentary Committee on Information Technology will hear the officials of Facebook, WhatsApp and Instagram on how to safeguard citizens rights.
“The Parliamentary Committee on Information Technology will examine the issue: SAFEGUARDING CITIZENS RIGHTS ON SOCIAL/ONLINE NEWS MEDIA PLATFORMS The following will present their position: FACEBOOK WHATSAAP INSTAGRAM,” tweeted BJP leader and chairman of the Committee Anurag Thakur.
The meeting will be held on March 6, sources said.
Prior to that, the Committee will hear the officials of Twitter on February 25.
The Committee had called Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey to appear before it on February 11 but he had refused and instead offered that some junior officials will attend the meeting. (ANI)

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