Mains-88: Role of Media and Social Networking Sites in Internal Security Challenges

What are the findings in report on disinformation campaigns released by the Computational Propaganda project?

A comprehensive report on disinformation campaigns released by the Computational Propaganda Project at Oxford. The methodology involved news reporting analysis, a secondary literature review of public archives and scientific reports, drafting country case studies, and expert consultations. Findings of the report India was among a small bunch of seven countries along with China, Iran, Pakistan, ..

The lack of nuances on social media arises from the limitations of the medium itself. Comment.

The biggest truth of the public life in this age is that it is wired via social media which is replete with abuse, insinuation, etc. Many people who have been known to be kind and generous often take on special online personalities which are as bad as being malicious. Latter is facilitated by the complex ..

How social media acts as a threat to the internal security of India? Suggest ways which can help government to check anti-India activities on social media.

India is witnessing rapid penetration of internet and also social media. But lack of digital literacy together with secure cyberspace has not only jeopardized Individual privacy but also internal security of the country. Social media as a threat to national security Terrorist Organisations With increasing vigilance terrorist organisations are using social media as a tool ..

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"Lack of digital literacy together with unregulated growth of social media is posing serious threats to the stability of the society."Substantiate.

Government is actively pursuing the dream of Digital India. This is giving impetus to the social media. But the lack of digital literacy has caused serious challenges to the stability of the society. Fake news Social media has empowered every user to be news broadcaster rather than a mere recipient as with conventional media. This ..

Critically discuss the problems arising out of unregulated growth of social media on internet while suggesting mechanisms to address these issues.

Lack of digital literacy together with unregulated growth of social media is posing serious threats to the stability of the society. Various threats include Spreading of fake news and false propaganda to satisfy the vested interests distorts the fine balance of the society and the result may be communal violence, mob violence, rebellions etc. Harassment: ..

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