Following this, Twitter assured the Indian government last week that it was at an advanced stage of finalizing the appointment of the chief compliance officer, as required by the new IT rules, and that it would submit further details. within a week.
A Twitter spokesperson said on Tuesday the company was continuing to do everything possible to comply with the new guidelines and was keeping the IT ministry apprised of progress every step of the way.
An acting compliance officer has been retained and details will be communicated directly to the ministry shortly, the spokesperson added.
Twitter’s move is gaining momentum as the microblogging platform has faced a significant delay in complying with IT rules that force large digital platforms to undertake greater due diligence and make them more accountable. hosted content.
According to the rules, major social media intermediaries – those with more than 50 lakhs of users – are required to appoint a grievance manager, a nodal manager and a compliance manager. These personnel must be resident in India.