Google (including YouTube), Facebook, Instagram, ShareChat, Snap, Twitter and WhatsApp released their reports in compliance with Rule 4(1)(d) of the IT Rules 2021 for the month of November, 2021. The latest of these reports was made available in January 2022. The reports exhibit similar shortcomings which outlines lack of effort on the part of the SSMIs and the government to further transparency and accountability in platform governance. The SSMIs have continued to not report on government requests, used misleading metrics, and not disclosed how they use algorithms for proactive monitoring. You can read our analysis of the previous reports here.
This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://internetfreedom.in/ssmi-compliance-november/