It was reported that the US-based social media platform Facebook does not block ports.
which contains anti-Islamic content, hate speech, and false information in India.
and in internal documents obtained by The Associated Press that cover the period from 2019 to March 2021.
Facebook has reportedly been selective and inadequate in suppressing hate speech against Muslims in India.
In the documents, it was alleged that Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and members of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) used Facebook to benefit the party in the elections.
It was observed that the company had doubts about the motives and interests of even its employees.
Facebook has also been criticized for failing to remove hate speech and incitement to violence from users linked to India’s ruling party.
The Wall Street Journal reported on August 14, 2020, that Facebook’s director of public policy in India, Ankh Das, had refrained from enforcing hate speech rules against BJP politicians.
He told his staff that politicians from Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s party should be punished for such wrongdoing, and stated that the company said it would hurt its business prospects in the country.
In the news which emphasized that Das had a positive approach towards the BJP on issues related to elections, it was alleged that he also removed fake news about the ruling party.
And Facebook announced that it invested $5.7 billion in 2020 in mobile internet company Jio Platforms.
It is owned by Indian billionaire businessman Mukesh Ambani, which has more than 340 million users in its largest market, India.