NEW DELHI: Days after the Centre issued a discover to Twitter, a parliamentary panel headed by Congress chief Shashi Tharoor has summoned prime officials of the micro running a blog website to depose earlier than it on Friday and give a representation on prevention of misuse of the social media platform.
The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Information and Technology has summoned a number of social media giants, together with Facebook and Twitter, on points associated to misuse of the platforms and safety of residents’ rights.
According to a discover of the standing committee assembly on June 18, its agenda is to “hear the views of representatives of Twitter adopted by proof of representatives Electronics Technology on safeguarding residents’ rights and prevention of misuse of social/on-line information media platforms together with particular emphasis on ladies safety within the digital house.”
The assembly discover was issued by the Lok Sabha Secretariat.
Earlier this month, the central authorities had issued “one final discover” to Twitter asking it to adjust to the brand new Information Technology guidelines.
Twitter and the Centre are at loggerheads on a number of points for the previous couple of months.
Twitter had confronted backlash, when it had briefly eliminated the ‘blue tick’ verification badge from the non-public account of Vice-President M Venkaiah Naidu and of a number of senior RSS functionaries together with its chief Mohan Bhagwat.