New Delhi: Social media giant Facebook has released its second compliance report after new IT rules in India. According to the latest compliance report, Facebook took action for more than 33.3 million pieces of content across 10 violation categories in India between June 16 and July 31.
Facebook’s photo sharing platform Instagram took action on 2.8 million content in 9 categories in the same period.
The company said it received complaints from 1,504 users on Facebook and 265 on Instagram between June 16 and July 31, and responded to all of them.
3 Million WhatsApp Accounts Suspended
The report reveals that in a 46-day period, Facebook suspended nearly 3 million WhatsApp accounts. In the compliance report, it is stated that the company received 594 complaints during the period when it took action. Many of these accounts have been suspended due to automated or mass messaging.
Security of Users
A Facebook spokesperson said that over the years, the company has consistently invested in technology, people and processes to keep users safe online and enable them to freely share their complaints on its platform. The spokesperson added that the compliance report includes details of content proactively removed using automated tools and details of user complaints received and actions taken.
46-Day Compliance Report
Facebook said it uses artificial intelligence, reports from its community, and scrutiny by its teams to identify and review content that violates its policies. Pursuant to IT Rules, the company has released its second compliance report for the 46-day period June 16 – July 31.