Indian Army’s reliance on social media platforms is dangerous
Twitter blocked the account of Chinar Corps last week. That was an eyeopener for the Army establishment.
Social media platforms are an excellent means of two-way communication, but they are part of the security architecture of the West. It is time to understand that using social media by the defence forces is fraught and can be against the interests of the country, says cyber warfare expert Col (Retd) Pavithran Rajan.