Meta removed over 32 million bad content on FB, Insta in India in January


Meta said it removed over 24.9 million pieces of content across 13 policies for Facebook and over 7.5 million across 12 policies for Instagram in India in January.

Between January 1-31, Facebook received 700 reports through the Indian complaints mechanism, and said it provided tools for users to resolve their issues in 338 cases.

These include pre-established channels to report content for specific violations, self-remediation flows where they can download their data, avenues to address account hacked issues, etc., IT (intermediary guidelines and digital media Ethics) said Meta in its monthly report. Code) Rules, 2021.

“Of the other 362 reports where special review was required, we reviewed the content in accordance with our policies, and we took action on a total of 172 reports. Remaining 190 reports were reviewed, but no action was taken on them.

On Instagram, the company received 19,212 reports through the Indian complaint mechanism.

Of these, in 1,901 cases, we provided tools for users to resolve their issues.

In another 17,311 reports where special review was required, META reviewed the content and took action on a total of 5,254 reports.

The remaining 12,057 reports were reviewed on Instagram, but may not have been acted upon.

Under the new IT Rules 2021, large digital and social media platforms with more than 5 million users will have to publish monthly compliance reports.

“We measure the number of pieces of content (such as posts, photos, videos or comments) we take action for going against our standards. Taking action may include removing a piece of content from Facebook or Instagram or removing a photo or video Covering may include which may upset some viewers with warnings,” said Meta.

The company is focusing on AI, according to a statement from Mark Zuckerberg, “We’re starting by pulling together a lot of the teams working on generative AI across the company into one group focused on creating delightful experiences around this technology.” Focused.”

With inputs from IANS

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