India’s Congress Party attacks us Facebook again: harming India’s “democratic harmony”

According to Indian media reports, Rahul Gandhi, former chairman of India’s Congress party, once again accused us social media giant Facebook on September 1 of harming “Indian democracy and social harmony.”. Facebook has recently been involved in a political struggle in India, which is Gandhi’s second “gun fire” on Facebook in two weeks. “The international media has fully exposed the shameless attacks of Facebook and WhatsApp on democracy and social harmony in India,” Gandhi criticized on social networking site on September 1. No one can interfere in the affairs of our country, let alone foreign companies. They must be investigated immediately and punished once they are found guilty. ” Gandhi also attached a report from the Wall Street Journal. < / P > < p > The Wall Street Journal reported that Ankar DAS, the head of Indian public policy at Facebook, has been posting internally for several years to express his support for the ruling BJP and belittle its main rival, the opposition party. < / P > < p > in response to the Wall Street Journal report, Facebook spokesman Andy Stone said that Ms. Anka Das’s post did not show inappropriate bias. Her remarks were taken out of context and could not accurately represent Facebook’s attitude towards various parties in Indian politics. According to previous reports, Gandhi first publicly criticized Facebook on August 18. On the same day, the Congress Party of India sent a letter to Mark Zuckerberg, CEO of Facebook, asking Facebook to investigate reports that it favoured the ruling Indian party in dealing with hate speech. Gandhi said on the social networking site that time magazine has revealed that WhatsApp, a communication app of Facebook, is in collusion with the Indian party. The Indian party uses WhatsApp to spread false news and hate speech, intending to manipulate the election. < / P > < p > according to the introduction, Facebook is now “inside and outside” in India, and both the ruling Indian party and the major opposition party think that Facebook’s censorship system is biased towards the other side. On August 14, the Wall Street Journal disclosed Facebook’s internal process of dealing with hate speech. Some Facebook employees believed that the posts of an Indian Politician and three Hindu nationalists were suspected of inciting violence and hatred. However, Anka DAS, head of Indian public policy at Facebook, opposed blocking the accounts of these people, saying that this “would damage Facebook’s business prospects in India”. The report was interpreted as Facebook’s support for the Indian party. < / P > < p > but several members of the Indian party refuted this view. In an article in the Indian Express, Indian MP Russell criticized Facebook as a “left leaning Congress platform” and refuted Facebook’s support for the party.