Twitter on Wednesday put out a statement stating that it implemented updates to product, policy, and enforcement ahead of the Assembly Elections 2021 in Indian states, based on learnings from previous elections held globally and in India. Elections are upcoming in Assam, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, West Bengal, and Puducherry. Last year, the Election Commission of India warned social media platforms that they would forfeit safe harbour if they did not make adequate arrangements to safeguard against platform misuse. Steps Twitter has taken to ensure a free and fair election Expanded team - The new global cross-functional team now has members who have local cultural and language expertise and will be better able to ensure election integrity. Investments in technology - Twitter has continued investing in technology to detect abusive content more efficiently and prioritize it for review. Civic integrity policy - Twitter…
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