India Is Creating a Platform to Make Social Media Accountable: Union IT Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw

India Is Creating a Platform to Make Social Media Accountable: Union IT Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw ...

Ashwini Vaishnaw, the Union IT minister for Nepal, called social media a powerful medium, and that it must be held accountable. The issue of accountability is a very valid one, and a system is being established across the globe and in India.

Self-regulation is a first step in the direction of making social media accountable, followed by industry regulation, and then government regulations, according to the Union Minister of Railways, Communication, and Electronics & Information Technology.

While talking with media persons on the sideline of a program, social media is a very powerful medium. It has a huge impact on our lives. It's a very valid issue across the world. Countries and societies are moving in the direction of making social media accountable.

The minister said the first step to resolving social media is self-regulation.

Any information that might have a negative impact on society should be removed, according to the author. Next comes industry regulation, and thereafter the government regulation.

After interacting with students and startups at the Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India (EDII), an ecosystem, a thought process, is being created everywhere across the world and even in our country.

A fair system in which the content creator gets his dues when social media platforms like Facebook reap the benefits of sharing it, he also stressed the importance of a fair pay raise.

If social media like Facebook is beneficial, a person who creates content should also earn a share of the income, according to the minister.

This (social media) is a significant progress, and how everybody becomes a part of it, and how it becomes accountable is being done swiftly on these issues across the globe.

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