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Elections Commission blocks mudslinging on Facebook

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor September 12, 2019 19:11

Elections Commission blocks mudslinging on Facebook

The National Elections Commission has informed the Sri Lanka Information Technology Association to monitor the operations of the Social Media during the Presidential election period.
This intimation was made during a discussion held between the Elections Commission Chairman Mahinda Deshapriya and the Sri Lanka Information Technology Association.
The Sri Lanka Information Technology Association has pointed out that thousands of false Facebook and twitter accounts had been designed targeting the elections scheduled to be held in the future.
The head of the Sri Lanka Information Technology Rajiv Kuruvitage pointed out that the trend of the release of notes insulting various individuals as well as the issue hate statements on social media has increased.

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor September 12, 2019 19:11

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