The Impact of Social Media and Freedom of Speech in India, in the Content of Regulatory Law

  • Shifa Chouhan and Khan Nuruddin
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  • Shifa Chouhan

    Student at DY Patil School of law, Navi Mumbai, India.

  • Khan Nuruddin

    Research scholar at Lovely Professional University, Punjab and a Practicing Advocate in Mumbai, India.

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Nowadays, international in conjunction with the generation, even crimes are advancing. Living in the 21st century, with the nice of generation and superior lifestyle, in which we are able to have interaction with humans all over the globe. At the same time, the humans withinside the 19th century observed it tough to talk with someone from a different village due to the lack of expertise and generation. We have advanced greatly. However, the 21st century brought many changes in society. The world is no longer the same as it was. Social media platforms, along with Twitter, and Facebook, have allowed the fast change of records and, once in a while, misinformation. Many of the modern technology and strategies scientists use nowadays to examine large statistics and strengthen researchers did now no longer even exist in 2002 either. But existence isn't always complete of advantages; there are always two sides of the same coin. Social media has come to be extraordinarily common among individuals. It has now no longer handiest made connecting to humans so simpler; however, additionally, build it fun to debate varied things as you will be able to have everybody commenting on an equivalent tag/post. People from one-of-a-kind age groups use the app, which supplies a lot of exposure to them. People generally tend to misinterpret freedom of speech with hatred, ensuing in cyber-crimes and main to greater flagitious acts. "There are some people who engage in cyberbullying online because of the anonymity and the fact that there is no retaliation," as aforementioned by Amanda Giordano, principal investigator of the study and associate professor in the UGA Mary Frances Early College of Education. Freedom of expression is a complex right. This is often a result of freedom of expression isn't absolute and carries with it special duties and responsibilities; therefore, it should be subject to bound restrictions provided by law.


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International Journal of Law Management and Humanities, Volume 5, Issue 2, Page 94 - 105


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