In a surprising development, the microblogging social media platform Twitter on Friday morning (6 June) restricted the official account of dairy co-operative Amul.
As per reports, the official account of Amul India was blocked for a limited time over a creative supporting the cause of buying made in India products and boycotting Chinese goods. The account was later restored. Twitter, however, has given no reasons for its action.
Various netizens took to twitter and expressed anger at the said move by the twitter.
One user wrote, “#Twitter blocked Amul for few mins for doing this and the Chinese do not even allow twitter in the mainland. How Shameful are Commies of California.”
Another wrote, “ So, @Amul_Coop, a proud Indian brand, makes an ad advocating "make in India", & minimising use of Chinese products. Why have @Twitter/@TwitterIndia got their knickers in a twist over that? Are they a Chinese brand? Do they take money from China? Are they shilling for China? ”
One remarked, “In coming time, wars won’t be with ammunition but #Twitter #Instagram or #Facebook will block the countries or its president/PM.. for example today #twitter blocked #Amul it is serious guys, now we have to live the way these social media apps want.. #Shame #twitterblocksamul.”
Similar remarks were made by multiple users.
It should be noted that Indian and Chinese military top brass has begun talks on Saturday (6 June) to resolve the stand-off situation in Eastern Ladakh region and de-escalation of forces across the Line of Actual Control. The meeting is being held in Moldo on the Chinese side opposite Chushul.
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