Meta says it took down 23.6 million pieces of bad content in India on FB, Instagram
Meta received 478 reports from the Indian grievance Mechanism between February 1 and 28. It responded to 100% of these reports.
The social network offered tools to users in 402 cases. These include pre-established channels for reporting content for specific violations, self remediation flows where users can download their data and avenues to address account hacking issues.
The company stated that the report outlines our efforts to remove inappropriate content from Facebook and Instagram, and demonstrates our ongoing commitment to making Facebook safe and inclusive.
It added that “We use a combination Artificial Intelligence and reports from our community, as well as review by our teams, to identify and review any content that is not in accordance with our policies.”
Meta Actioned huge amounts of spam content including 15.4 million, 2.4 Million graphic and violent content, and 1.4 Million content related to sexual activity and adult nudity.
It stated that it measures the content pieces (like posts, photos or videos) and takes action if they do not meet our standards.
Meta removed over 11.6 Million pieces of content from 13 policies for Facebook in January and more than 3.2 Million pieces of content from 12 policies for Instagram.
In compliance with the 2021 IT Rules, WhatsApp removed 1,426,000 accounts from India that were not in good standing in February. In the same month, the company received 335 grievances reports from India and took 21 of them into consideration.
The new IT Rules 2021 require that large digital and social networking platforms with over 5 million users publish monthly compliance reports.