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Brands put in strict internal guidelines to avoid social media backlash

Brands are putting in place strict internal guidelines to avoid backlash on social media, especially after the recent Tanishq ad fiasco. Topics such as caste, religion and political commentary are a no-go most of the time, executives at four digital advertisement agencies told ET. Recently, social media trolls hounded Tata’s jewellery brand Tanishq after its […]

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India calls out Pakistan for motivated false propaganda on social media

New Delhi: India on Tuesday chided Pakistan for propagating fake news through social media platforms like Facebook and Instagram. “Malicious propaganda, misinformation, #infodemic, fake news. Call it what you may. Do read this report from the @stanfordio on motivated false propaganda from Pakistan. The truth is out for the world to see,” Permanent Mission of […]

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Ankhi Das, Facebook’s director for public policy in India files police complaint citing threats on social media

NEW DELHI: Ankhi Das, Facebook‘s public policy director for India has registered a police complaint on Monday citing threats and offensive messages on social media platforms. Das has cited the article by The Wall Street Journal in her complaint and has said the threats are in relation to the report. Das did not respond to […]