A special discussion is currently underway between officials representing Facebook and the Secretary to the President Austin Fernando.
It is reported that the meeting specifically focused on curtailing the spread of hate speech via the social media platform which led to the recent unrest in Kandy & Digana.
According to News24’s correspondent, the government’s intimation in this regard had been positively accepted by officials representing the US based social media giant.
Moreover, the team rom Facebook is also scheduled to meet with Prime Minister Ranil Wickramasinghe & Minister of Digital Infrastructure Harin Fernando later today.
Sources : news24
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