Hate speech does not benefit Facebook, says India’s head Ajit Mohan


Facebook does not benefit from foul language, India’s head of tech giant said on Wednesday, failing to take action on the issue of business concerns, dismissing the Silicon Valley firm’s allegations.

India is the largest market for a US-based company and its messaging service. WhatsApp In terms of users, and the firm is under worldwide pressure on the policing of hate speech.

Facebook Is embellished in a Huge row The Wall Street Journal in the South Asian nation reported in August that the company failed to remove anti-Muslim comments by a politician from the ruling party to protect its business interests.

Facebook India managing director said, “This is not good for us, not for the people on the platform. There is no use of hate speech.” Ajeet mohan Told The Times of India.

He said that the company was doing everything possible to “keep all kinds of damage off the platform”.

The comments came a day after Mohan failed to appear. Delhi panel investigated It is alleged that Facebook has deliberately ignored examples of Hate speech On your platform.

The firm is also being questioned by an Indian parliamentary committee over its alleged political bias.

There are more than 40 rights groups worldwide wrote a letter Facebook CEO Mark zuckerberg To demand that India be the head of public policy Anki Das For allegedly failing to address anti-Muslim profanity on the platform, the results of the civil rights audit should be sidelined.

Das allegedly asked the employees to punish the violations by the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party leaders (BJP) Will harm the company’s business prospects in India.

Mohan said Das was not responsible for any decisions governing hate speeches.

“It is important that the public policy team, which leads Ankhi as part of my team, is different from the content policy team implementing these decisions,” he said.

“Prejudice is at least for more speech on stage,” he said, adding that the company did not want to enable “censorship of speech from elected officials or political leaders”.

Following a storm in the media over alleged failure to take action against BJP MLA Raja Singh, who called for the shooting down of Rohingya Muslim refugees from Myanmar, Firm banned More from facebook Instagram this month.

Facebook said it was barred under the “dangerous individuals and organizations” policy.


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