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Social media should not be misused: Mamata Banerjee

Press Trust of India  |  Kolkata 

Chief Minister today cautioned people over the misuse of

The should not be used to spread negativity or fake news, said on the occasion of World Telecommunication and Information Society Day today.

"Today is World Telecommunication and Information Society Day. In this day and age, we must not use and the internet to spread negativity or to malign others or spread fake news," tweeted this morning.

The World Telecommunication and Information Society Day marks the anniversary of the signing of the first International Telegraph Convention and the creation of the

The day is observed annually to help raise awareness about the advantages that the use of the Internet and other information and can bring to societies and economies and ways to bridge the digital divide.

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First Published: Thu, May 17 2018. 10:10 IST