Indian government and Facebook to spread awareness on online abuse via comics and videos
- The Indian government has announced a content partnership with
- The move is aimed at giving digital literacy a push in India — eliminating the spread of misinformation and online abuse.
- In the South Asia Safety Summit 2019, the Ministry of Women and Child Development and Facebook jointly launched a comic series and a global literacy program ‘We Think Digital.’
- The global programme aims to train as many as 5 million people over the next two years.
TOP VIDEOS FOR YOUAt the South Asia Safety Summit 2019, the Ministry of Women and Child Development and Facebook jointly launched a comic series and a global literacy programme. The global programme aims to train 5 million people over the next two years.
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Come 2020, the online networking platform is planning to roll out video series — ‘Thumbstoppers’ — that will feature advertising communities to spread awareness on gender equality, domestic violence and girl child education.
“Our digital literacy efforts are focused on addressing specific problem areas in the social media world, which are essentially about how we connect to and interact with people and our online ethics and behavior. We are building programmes that are aimed at internet users’ digital hygiene and maintaining online privacy and security," Ankhi Das, director of public policy for Facebook - India, South and Central Asia said during the event.
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