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
This is just too important for our next generations! more
1.Have minimum age for social media account to be 13 years. - not helpful.
2.Implement an age verification mechanism including adult consent for a minor's account. - not helpful.
3.Make real identities mandatory on social media. - not helpful. more
Every one is allowed to express their opinion. Social media users are educated.
Real identity of users and constant observation by concerned agencies only may reduce misuse to some extent. Misuse is one of the byproducts of social media. It is an unavoidable evil, have to live with it as we are living with internet and plastic. more