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Social media platform to accept only pre-certified poll ads
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Social media platform to accept only pre-certified poll ads

New Delhi, Mar 10 : The Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI), in consultation with Facebook, Twitter, Google WhatsApp and Share Chat, have assured the Election Commission that they will take up only the pre certified political advertisement in coming Lok-Sabha election.

“Each of these platforms has created a mechanism to accept only pre-certified political advertisements during the elections and will share the expenditure incurred on this account with the elections authorities for the purposes of accounting,” Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora said while briefing the media on the election schedule.

All the platforms have taken specific measures to appoint grievance officers for upcoming election and deploy appropriate fact checkers which scan the fake news.

These platforms have already been taking actions against fake accounts, spam by deploying fact checkers.

UNI