Social Media Code

Election Commission Formulating Social Media Code

The Central Election Commission of India will not have decided to make a “Code of Conduct” for the various types of social platforms in order to make sure that the complete data flow can be controlled during the election time which also includes the polling which will be done in Karnataka. All the platforms of Social Media which have decided to go for making collaboration with the Election Commission will now have to go for following a particular “Code of Conduct” to go for ensuring that the complete data of the user should remain fully protected from the manipulation which will results in effecting the election procedure adversely. The different sources which are being highly placed in the poll panel also stated that unit of the social media has finally decided to go for drafting a “Code of Conduct” and hence, the number of platforms which do not follow this codes will not get chance to partner with the Election Commission. This big decision was being taken after the scam that take place by the Cambridge Analytica.

After noticing the increasing use of the social media cannot be reduced because of the various instances of “aberrations” then the Chief Election Commissioner of India O P Rawat stated that Facebook platform will remain social media partner for the poll panel for the upcoming elections in Karnataka. He also added to his statement that he will go into the claim related to the NaMo App about exchanging user’s data without their consent. As we all know very well that no one can go for stop the usage of the modern technology at this stage and hence, social media is considered a reality and therefore, Election Commission will try their best to take all the needed precautions which results in effecting Indian Election.

The recent scandal related to Facebook had been erupted after shocking news revealed that an American Firm, Cambridge Analytica which had certain ties with the campaign of Donald Trump which had accessed almost about 50 million user’s data of the website without having their consent even after asking them to delete that data.

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