New OTT Guidelines: All You Need To Know!

OTT platforms to have a Chief Compliance Officer, Nodal Contact Person & a Resident Grievance Officer

OTT platforms will have self-regulation bodies headed by a retired judge or an eminent person

SM platforms will be required to disclose the first originator of mischievous tweet/ message

All SM platforms will have two categories of intermediaries

All intermediaries shall have a physical contact address in India 

Intermediaries will ensure online safety and dignity of users, especially women users

OTT platforms to self-classify their content into five categories: U, U/A 7+, U/A 13+, U/A 16+, & A

All SM platforms will have a provision for voluntary verification mechanism of users

Detailed version of guidelines will be published later and take effect three months after that

WhatsApp 53 cr YouTube 44.8 cr Facebook 41 cr Instagram 21 cr Twitter 1.75 cr

Number of user base across various platforms in India: