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Clubhouse removed personal info from users’ accounts in Afghanistan as a safety measure
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Clubhouse removed personal info from users’ accounts in Afghanistan as a safety measure

Social audio app Clubhouse has joined different social platforms in taking steps to guard the privateness and safety of its customers in Afghanistan. Earlier this week, the platform reset tens of 1000’s of its Afghan customers’ bios and photographs, and made their accounts harder to find in search. A spokesperson for Clubhouse stated the actions didn’t have an effect on the customers’ followers, and all the modifications may be reversed if a person prefers.

Clubhouse has additionally been reminding its Afghan customers that it does permit pseudonyms for human rights or safety functions. The corporate consulted with free expression and violent extremism consultants to assist craft its strategy, the spokesperson stated.

Because the Taliban have regained management of the nation, many people in Afghanistan have tried to delete photos from their social media accounts and telephones that would present a connection to the West, or the previous Afghan authorities.

And regardless of bans on many social platforms, the Taliban has been capable of push its messaging on social media, turning into as The Washington Post wrote, subtle at social media ways in an try to vary its picture.

On Thursday, Fb stated it had added security measures for users in Afghanistan, together with hiding “buddies” lists and including a instrument to shortly lock down accounts.

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