Press Trust of India
Feb 25, 2019 18:11:32 IST
A parliamentary panel on Monday micro-blogging site Twitter to engage with the Election Commission of India ( WhatsApp and Instagram on March 6.
Anurag Thakur, chairman of Parliamentary Standing Committee on Information Technology, after a close three-and-a-half-hour meeting with Colin Crowell and other officials the micro-blogging platform.
Thakur said Twitter The employees were asked to "engage more" with the ECI and address issues on a "real-time" basis.
Sources said the social media platform what categorically asked for the future are not undermined and influenced by foreign entities.
This message to the micro-blogging site is in an apparent reference to numerous complaints of interference by social media platforms in the US elections, they said. Thakur said: "The Panel, which hears the views of the Representatives of Twitter on guarding citizens rights on social / online news media platforms," said Thakur.
Sources also revealed that Thakur read a letter to Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey during the meeting.
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