Dec 21, 2020

Media ministry to register social media users (Video) Featured

Minister of Media - Keheliya Rambukwella says the media ministry has formulated a plan to register all social media users including Facebook users, in the country.

We are of the opinion that there is a need to regulate Social media usage in the country, in order to curb certain anomalies, he said, speaking to media.

The Minister also said that the move is being considered to curb misinformation and disinformation spread in Sri Lanka using Facebook.

He said that the measures would apply to only social media at the moment and he hopes the measures will be imposed as soon as possible.