In accordance with the IT Rules 2021, Meta has taken down 21.2 million content across 13 policies for Facebook and over 2.4 million pieces of content across 12 policies for Instagram in the month of February.
Meta responded 100 per cent to the 478 reports received through the Indian grievance mechanism in February. The social network provided tools for users to resolve their issues in 402 cases which included pre-established channels to report content for specific violation, self-remediation flows where they can download their data, avenues to address account hacked issues etc.
“The report describes our efforts to remove harmful content from Facebook and Instagram and demonstrate our continued commitment to making Facebook and Instagram safe and inclusive. We use a combination of Artificial Intelligence, reports from our community and review by our teams to identify and review content against our policies,” said the company.
Meta actioned 15.4 million spam content, 2.4 million violent and graphic content and 1.4 million content related to adult nudity and sexual activity, among others.
Under the new IT rules 2021, big digital and social media platforms with more than 5 million users have to publish monthly compliance reports.