Freedom of speech & expression Vs. Social Media

INTRODUCTION :-. Freedom of speech and expression is the essential part of the human life . Without speech and expression a person can not live their life freely . Under Article 19 ( 1 ) ( a ) of the Indian constitution gives its citizens freedom of speech and expression . According to this provisions a person can express his or her views or thoughts by any form oral or written or posters or paintings or any other forms can express their ideas .

But this fundamental rights are not absolute in nature , this is the subject matter of reasonable restrictions and this restrictions are given under Article 19 ( 2 ) of the Indian constitution . There is eight grounds on which basis restrictions can be imposed on the freedom of speech and expression . If freedom of speech and expression against the morality , sovereignty and integrity of the nation , public order , contempt of court , defamation , friendly relations with foreign States , sedition are the subject on which basis freedom of speech and expression can be restricted .

In current scenarios we can see that every people are active on the social media platforms like facebook , whatsapp , instagram , twitter , YouTube like more platforms . By this platforms people expressing their views , thoughts , criticism and ideas etc. in the form of images , messages and videos etc form. Social media plays an important role in the freedom of speech and expression because of this is easily accessable to all the people in modern times . But we know perfectly that every positive things goes with negative things also . If social media is good then this is also contains some bad factors and most of the people misusing this freedom of speech and expression , Article 19 ( 1 ) ( a ) on the social media platforms. We can see on the different platforms and felt that what are the intentions of the people by their messages, images or videos or criticisms . But in current we can see that the condition of freedom of speech and expression on social media are bad because of most of the people badly comments and post obscene videos and images and defamatory comments and messages on the social media platforms . Which there is needs to restrict this freedom because of this is badly affected the society . If we look on the YouTube then we can see easily that there are so many obscene and defamatory and seditious videos which negatively affected the people . Many people abuses the government on the social media which reduces the image of the government . So there is need to control this activity . Social media also plays role in violence many of the violent group’s are active on the social media by which they spreading misleading and abusive messages and information to the others people’s .

Aishwarya Says:

I have always been against Glorifying Over Work and therefore, in the year 2021, I have decided to launch this campaign “Balancing Life”and talk about this wrong practice, that we have been following since last few years. I will be talking to and interviewing around 1 lakh people in the coming 2021 and publish their interview regarding their opinion on glamourising Over Work.


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