New Delhi: After facing severe backlash for showing a distorted map of India, Twitter on Monday (June 28) got rid of the controversial map that showed Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh as two separate country. On late Monday night, the global map which earlier appeared under the ‘Career’ section of the Twitter website under the header 'Tweep Life’ was removed completely from the webpage. The glaring distortion had triggered a heavy backlash from netizens who are demanding strict action against the microblogging platform. Twitter is yet to comment on revoking the global map from its website. The furore comes amid a bitter stand-off between the Indian government and Twitter over compliance with new IT rules . After the distorted map came under public scrutiny and triggered a heavy censuring from netizens, demands of strict action against the microblogging platform were raised. This is not the first time that Twitter has misrepresented India’s map. Earlier, it had shown Leh as part of China. The US digital giant has been engaged in a tussle with the Indian government over the new social media rules. The government has confronted Twitter for deliberate defiance and failure to comply with the country’s new IT rules,… Read full this story
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