Jammu and Kashmir police has written to social media service providers to take action against mischievous campaigns spreading panic among the people and projecting a negative image of the situation in Jammu & Kashmir.
Our Correspondent reports that action has been recommended against 8 twitter accounts which include that of separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani also.
A week after the revocation of special status of Jammu and Kashmir and its bifurcation, a jittery Pakistan is not able to digest the new reality and it is as usual busy in spreading canards about India.
Fake news and misinformation related to Jammu & Kashmir, circulated by Pakistani agencies on social media have gone up considerably to mislead the global community.
Social Media giant Facebook has said it is treating discussions on Jammu & Kashmir with top priority and is removing content that violates its community standards.
Twitter has also suspended accounts of few Pakistani journalists who were spreading rumours about the situation in Jammu & Kashmir on receiving complaints about it.
Yesterday, Inspector General of Police S P Pani strongly refuted such false reports and requested citizens not to pay attention to any such kind of malicious campaigns.
Governor Satya Pal Malik said that internet communication and social media is a weapon which Pakistan has been using to whip up passions and create tensions in Kashmir valley. (AIR NEWS)