Making Social Media Platforms safe and accountable: Action Needed
1.Have minimum age for social media account to be 13 years.
2.Implement an age verification mechanism including adult consent for a minor's account.
3.Make real identities mandatory on social media.
4.Proactively remove offensive, abusive and hate content within a few seconds of posting. Below are some of the reports shared with them and some media reports of the same. We have also requested them to meet with all social media platforms used by children.
Defining Minimum Age for Social Media Access
Making Social Media Accountable
Media Report - Economic Times
Media Report - Mint
Media Report - Hindustan Times
If you have any additional inputs on what should be done to make Social Media safe and accountable, do share. Also, do share the attached graphic on your social media as well as with law makers if you are connected to them
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