Social media website Twitter was cornered by many social media users today (18 October) after it appeared to be showing Jammu and Kashmir as part of China.
Senior defence journalist Nitin Gokhale in a tweet said that when he entered his live broadcast location as Leh in the hall of fame feature twitter displayed his location as, "Jammu and Kashmir, People's Republic of China".
Gokhale also informed that he had retested the said feature and twitter was still showing the location as "Jammu and Kashmir, People's Republic of China".
Soon other twitter users also replied to Gokhale that they were seeing a similar display message with regards to the location.
It should be noted that Twitter has in the past been slammed for showing Jammu and Kashmir as part of China and Pakistan on its platform. In one case Twitter was caught displaying the location of tweets as "Jammu And Kashmir, People’s republic of China".
Its officials back then had called it a tech issue and had promised to get it fixed.
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