SYDNEY: Global tech companies in Australia on Monday unveiled a new code of conduct to curb the spread of online disorder following government pressure.
DIGI – a lobby group representing Facebook, Google, Twitter, Microsoft, TickTick and RedBall – has launched its own platforms, including labeling false content, cracking down on counterfeit content and prioritizing reliable sources of information. Committed several acts.
They also agreed to suspend or deactivate blasphemous and fake accounts, including “bots” that automatically spread information on their platforms. Such measures – which diversify existing practices on a large scale – are said to target wage and political advertising as well as consumer-shared content.
The group said in a 29-page code of conduct: “All signatories are safe to protect Australians from the consequences of online disqualification and misinformation, and a number of measurable measures are being taken to prevent its spread And reduce visibility. ” The voluntary code was developed in response to the Australian government’s investigation into the role of online platforms in spreading misinformation and misinformation.