Most of the major social media firms, except Twitter, have complied with the new IT rules of the central government and shared the details of their Chief Compliance Officer, Nodal Contact Person, and Grievance Officer, news agency PTI reported quoting government sources. 

The government sources said that significant social media firms like Koo, Sharechat, Telegram, LinkedIn, Google, Facebook, WhatsApp etc. have shared details with the Ministry of Electronics & IT, as required by I-T (Intermediary Guidelines & Digital Media Ethics Code) Rules, 2021. 

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The microblogging website, Twitter has still not shared the details, ANI reported. The sources added that Twitter shared details with the Centre on Friday night of a lawyer, who is working in a law firm in India as their Nodal Contact Person and Grievance Officer. 

However, Twitter has not yet sent the details of the Chief Compliance Officer to the IT ministry, the sources told the news agency. 

The new IT rules by the central government require that the social media firms designate these three officers, who must be the employees of the company and residents of India. 

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The IT ministry on Wednesday enforced the new rules, under which the social media firms have been asked to identify within 36 hours the originator of a flagged message as well as to conduct additional due diligence, including the appointment of a Chief Compliance Officer, Nodal Contact Person and resident Grievance Officer.