Govt blocks several social media handles circulating ‘fake, inciting content’

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Sources said the government had identified 73 Twitter handles, 4 pieces of YouTube content, and 1 Instagram game.

Accordingly, 73 Twitter handles have been suspended, 4 YouTube content and the particular Instagram game have been removed.

The Delhi Police had registered a case after coming across a morphed video of a cabinet committee meeting wherein some persons tried to show that the meeting was against the Sikh community, officials had said on Friday.

The Centre, last year, had introduced stringent rules for social media platforms to make them more accountable to end-users in one of the world’s largest internet markets.

The rules require social media companies to take down contentious content quicker, appoint grievance redressal officers and assist in investigations.

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