The Numbers Behind The Twitter-Government Faceoff

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PremiumTwitter launched this information as a part of its transparency report for the second half of 2020 (July to December). Like Twitter, Fb and Google additionally put out bi-annual transparency reviews. (REUTERS) 4 min learn . Up to date: 20 Jul 2021, 12:36 PM IST Rangoli Agrawal, howindialives.com
  • The yr 2020 noticed info requests from the Indian authorities to Twitter spike sharply. On the identical time, motion taken by Twitter on these requests fell even additional, exhibits information launched final week

The battle traces between microblogging platform Twitter and the federal government of India have been years within the making, and 2020 was a tipping level of kinds. On the one hand, the variety of requests from the Indian authorities to Twitter to share person info or take away content material grew at an unprecedented charge within the second half of 2020. However, the share of cases wherein Twitter took some motion on such requests plunged to an all-time low, exhibits information launched by the microblogging platform final week.

Twitter launched this information as a part of its transparency report for the second half of 2020 (July to December). Like Twitter, Fb and Google additionally put out bi-annual transparency reviews. Nevertheless, in contrast to Twitter, their reviews for the second half of 2020, launched earlier this yr,

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