Social media is misused to propagate lies, hatred: Pitroda

Online media companies don’t take responsibility for their content, he says

Sam Pitrodaregarded as the father of India’s telecom revolution, says he is deeply concerned over the way social media is being misused globally to propagate lies, hatred and false ideas. In an interview, he says that in India also, social media has not been used effectively and technology is not meant to be misapplied.

He says that media technology companies such as Facebook and Google don’t take responsibility for the truthfulness of their content and that globally there has to be a movement on social media and ethics.........................Read more


Source: The Hindu

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