As per industry sources, Parliament Standing Committee on Information Technology is scheduled to hold a meeting on June 29, 2021, to hear the views of Facebook India and Google India on safeguarding citizens’ rights and prevention of misuse of social online news media platforms.

To this end, the committee has called the representatives of the two IT giants to register their views on the matter.

Earlier on June 18, 2021, the Committee had summoned Twitter to give representation on how to prevent misuse of social media and online news.