The deadline for social media companies to follow the rules set is now close. Meanwhile, a big statement has come out from Facebook. Social networking company Facebook has said that it will follow the rules made by the central government. However, negotiations are continuing on some issues. “A Facebook spokesperson said,” Our goal is to follow the provisions of the IT rules. But to continue to talk on some issues that are important.
Facebook said, ‘As per IT rules, we are working towards implementing operational processes and improving efficiency. We are committed to the ability of people to express themselves freely and safely on our platform. ‘ The company said that they want to follow the instructions of the government so that later they can work with the government in collaboration with the people. The company has also made it clear that they will take full care of the privacy of their users.
Central government gave these instructions
It is worth mentioning that on 25 February 2021, the Central Government had directed the appointing of Compliance Officer, Nodal Officer etc. on behalf of the Ministry of Electronics and IT of India to regulate digital content within 3 months. It is important that all these areas should be in India. Under the order given by the government, companies have to appoint a Compliance Officer and it is mandatory for them to have their name and contact address in India.