Over 2 crore Indian posts curated by Meta in the month of November
According to the India Monthly Report that the social media giant Meta issued on Thursday, it took action against more than 2.29 crore pieces of information posted by Indian users on Facebook and Instagram in November. According to the information in the report, the business took action on more than 1.95 billion pieces of content on Facebook and 33.9 lakh pieces of content on Instagram. On Facebook alone, the corporation removed around 1.49 crore spam messages, followed by 18 lakh messages about “Adult Nudity and Sexual Activity,” 12 lakh messages about “Violent and Graphic Content,” etc.
Moderated posts context breakdown
On Instagram, Meta removed 10 lakh posts relating to self-harm and suicide, 7.27 lakh posts relating to violence, 7.12 lakh posts relating to adult sex and nudity, 4.84 lakh posts relating to bullying or harassment, 2.25 lakh posts promoting “violence and incitement,” and other posts that broke its rules.
Instagram users filed 2,368 complaints with Meta under the IT Rules of 2021, with the most common being for account hacking (939), followed by fraudulent profiles (891), bullying or harassment (136), content depicting the user in nudity or partial nudity or in a sexual act (94) and other issues.
In 1,124 of these inbound complaints, we gave consumers tools to help them solve their problems, Meta stated. The corporation responded to 555 complaints about phoney profiles, 253 complaints about accounts being hacked, 31 complaints about bullying or harassment, and 30 complaints about content that included the user in full or partial nudity or performing a sexual act. According to the IT Rules of 2021, the social media company received 889 complaints on Facebook, and in 511 of those cases, it gave users the tools they needed to fix the problems.
According to the research, Facebook users most expressed concern about their accounts being hacked, followed by losing access to pages they maintained, bullying or harassment, and content depicting people in nudity or partial nudity or performing a sexual act. The business addressed every user complaint regarding losing access to pages. According to the study, however, it only responded to 73 complaints about phoney profiles, 40 about hacked accounts, 29 about bullying or harassment, and just 17 about content that showed the user in nudity or partial nudity or performing a sexual act.