Twitter Appoints Interim Chief Compliance Officer, Twitter Appoints Interim Chief Compliance Officer: Twitter has announced the appointment of an Interim Chief Compliance Officer in India, which will soon be sharing information with the Ministry of Information Technology.
- Twitter is under pressure from the central government.
- Appointment of Interim Chief Compliance Officer in India.
- The spokesperson said the information would be shared with the central information and technology department soon.
Bengaluru News: Twitter has announced the appointment of an Interim Chief Compliance Officer in India, Twitter Appoints Interim Chief Compliance Officer, which will soon be sharing information with the Ministry of Information Technology.
A Twitter spokesperson said that all efforts were being made to comply with the new guidelines. The Ministry of Information Technology has been informed about the progress at every step.
Latest Twitter News Today – Twitter and the central government have clashed on several issues over the past few months. Earlier this month, the Ministry of Information Technology issued a “last notice” to Twitter asking for new IT rules to be implemented.
Amidst all these controversies, a parliamentary committee headed by Congress leader Shashi Tharoor called on top officials of the micro-blogging site to file their statements and submit a report on preventing misuse of the social media platform.
It is noteworthy that the Standing Committee on Information and Technology in Parliament has called on several social media giant companies, including Facebook and Twitter, to voice their views on the misuse of social media platforms and the protection of civil rights.
New IT Rules In India
The central government has announced new IT rules for social media companies, which came into effect last month. Under the new rules, giant social media companies such as Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp will need to do more. As part of the rules, these companies have been appointed in India to appoint Interim Chief Compliance Officer, Nodal Officer and Grievance Officer.
These major social media platforms were given three months to implement the new rules. Forums are placed on the platform where the number of official users of social media exceeds 50 lakhs.