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Centre asks social media platforms to check rumours inciting unrest

Updated : October 25, 2018 11:31 PM IST

In the meeting, the representatives of the social media platforms explained the actions taken by them to ensure blocking of websites, removal of objectionable, malicious contents from public view, said the official.
The government's step comes in the wake of recent incidents where social media platforms were used by some miscreants to spread rumours, causing unrest, inciting cyber crimes especially against women and children and other activities against the national interest. 
Centre asks social media platforms to check rumours inciting unrest

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