Shillong, March 30: †with the increasing misuse of the social media †police cyber cell is on high alert to combat with the misuses. †
Social Media poses many threats to the society. Easy access to Internet connection has become a very dangerous platform for social media users as most of the users are using social media in a negative way. Recent cases have come to the notice of the Police (CID) Department wherein personal videos of some persons were downloaded, edited into a vulgar one and then went viral†on Whatsapp, Youtube, Instagram, etc. This is an offence under Information Technology Act, 2000.
The Additional Director General of Police (CID), Meghalaya, has issued a directives warning social media users not to engage in such illegal activity and if anyone is found involved in the circulation of such videos, etc., he/she will be liable for punishment with imprisonment upto 7†years.