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Indian parliamentary panel asks Facebook to do more to curb fake news: sources

FILE PHOTO: A man reads a newspaper at the reception area of Facebook’s office in Mumbai, May 27, 2016. REUTERS/Shailesh Andrade/Files NEW DELHI/MUMBAI: An Indian parliamentary panel on Wednesday asked Facebook Inc to do more to tackle so-called fake news on its platforms ahead of a general election due by May, three sources with direct knowledge of the matter said. Facebook executives, including its global policy chief Joel Kaplan and India head Ajit Mohan, met with the parliamentary committee on information technology (IT) at a time when New Delhi has increased scrutiny of social media firms. Advertisement The Menlo […]

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