Facebook denies empowering Indian government censorship

Meta has denied claims that its controversial program XCheck helped censor Modi’s government critics, but reports from India suggest otherwise.

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi (Image: AP)

This past week, here are some of the ways democracy is threatened by the seemingly close interaction between the world’s rising authoritarian leaders, social media and the billionaire oligarchs who seek to control it. data points were obtained.

US-centric global media reports that the majority of headlines “He did/didn’t” arguments Billionaire (and likely soon-to-be Twitter owner) Elon Musk over whether he discussed a Ukrainian peace deal with Russian President Vladimir Putin — Musk’s allegations of continued triple price cuts ” Yes, he did” faction.

But it was news from India that reminded us of the true power of social media to misinform, following the coverage of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). Looks like there is a hotline to Meta (formerly Facebook), allowing governments to force the removal of important posts on the company’s platform.

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Facebook denies empowering Indian government censorship

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