Facebook Takes Down 30 Million Posts, Instagram 2 Million Content Pieces From May 15-June 15

Facebook-owned Instagram also took against about two million pieces across nine categories during the same period.

New Delhi: Facebook took down over 30 million content pieces across 10 violation categories during May 15-June 15 in India, the social media giant said in its first compliance report of the new IT rules.

Facebook-owned Instagram also took against about two million pieces across nine categories during the same period.

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In its report, Facebook said it had actioned over 30 million pieces of content across 10 categories during May 15-June 15.

This includes content related to spam (25 million), violent and graphic content (2.5 million), adult nudity and sexual activity (1.8 million), and hate speech (311,000).

Other categories under which content was actioned include bullying and harassment (118,000), suicide and self-injury (589,000), dangerous organisations and individuals: terrorist propaganda (106,000) and dangerous organisations and Individuals: organised hate (75,000).

For Instagram, 2 million pieces of content were actioned across nine categories during May 15-June 15. This includes content related to suicide and self-injury (699,000), violent and graphic content (668,000), adult nudity and sexual activity (490,000), and bullying and harassment (108,000).

Other categories under which content was actioned include hate speech (53,000), dangerous organisations and individuals: terrorist propaganda (5,800), and dangerous organisations and individuals: organised hate (6,200).

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