Fawad Chaudhry urges YouTube, WhatsApp to follow FB and Twitter steps in countering hate mongers

ISLAMABAD: On Tuesday, Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry urged tech giants YouTube and WhatsApp to combat hate mongering, two days after Twitter suspended Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP) leader Khadim Hussain Rizvi’s handle over the government’s complaint.

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“It is so welcoming that giants like Twitter and Facebook are now fully committed to regulate their platforms to combat the menace of fake news and hate mongering. YouTube and WhatsApp please consider the same policy for a safer world,” Chaudhry wrote on Twitter while tweeting a link to a New York Times article.

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