The Indian government issued a notice on Facebook. They asking if personal data of Indian users were used to manipulate the election process in the country. The government said Facebook had the largest number of users in India.
The Govt seeks the reply from Facebook by April 7.
How Many Users On Facebook In India?
Facebook reports a “potential audience” of 241 million active users in India as of July 13, versus 240 million in the United States.
Electronics and Information Technology Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad had asked Facebook to protect the data of Indian users and said if any firm was found trying to influence the election process, it would face penal action.
Facebook Took Indian User Personal Data!!
The government has asked Facebook a number of questions. Was personal data of Indian voters compromised by CA or any other firm, and if yes, how? The government has also demanded to know if Facebook or any associated entities manipulated the Indian electoral process.