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Following the mass departure of migrants from a few cities, government threatened social networking websites including Facebook and Twitter to eradicate provocative matter, which spread rumors.
The government affirmed that it has obstructed the right to use 245 pages, which it stated to be including morphed videos and images. In a statement, government subjected that the websites entertained outside contain lot of information, which is controversial and at the same time harmful.
The government asserted that its representatives have already conducted a meeting with the social media sites Friday and have informed them regarding the issue.
Nevertheless, the telecommunications secretary, R Chandrashekhar has warned the authorities of the websites that if they do not fulfill the requests and do not remove the offensive pages, then they will be facing a legal action.
Chandrashekhar said, “Google and Facebook had largely complied with the government's requests while the response from Twitter had been extremely poor. However, that may be because they don't have an office in India”.
In response, Facebook declared on Tuesday that they will be supporting the government. Rather, they are carrying on with the work and are assisting the government to remove the content, which is raising major concerns and tensions.