Twitter has appointed Nodal Contact Person and Resident Grievance Officer on a contractual basis. The platform has written to the govt saying it is in the advanced stages of finalizing the appointment to the role of Chief Compliance Officer. 

The micro-blogging site further said that it will provide additional details with respect to new IT rules in a week. The new social media guidelines came into effect on May 26, 2021, but Twitter did not comply with the rules.

   

Twitter falls in line; appoints nodal contact person, resident grievance officer

WHAT?

Twitter has appointed Nodal Contact Person and Resident Grievance Officer on a contractual basis. The platform has written to the govt saying it is in the advanced stages of finalizing the appointment to the role of Chief Compliance Officer. 

WHO?

When contacted, a Twitter spokesperson said, "Twitter has been and remains deeply committed to India, and serving the vital public conversation taking place on the service. We have assured the Government of India that Twitter is making every effort to comply with the new Guidelines, and an overview on our progress has been duly shared. We will continue our constructive dialogue with the Indian government."

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The new social media guidelines came into effect from May 26, 2021 but Twitter did not comply with the rules.