UAE fights illegal drug promotion through social media campaign

Los Emiratos Arabes Unidos han iniciado una campaa en lnea completa para combatir la creciente problemática de la promoción ilegal de drogas en los medios de comunicación,Leading the "Join Us to Stop It” initiative, Lt-Gen Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Interior, shared a video on his official Twitter account highlighting the gravity of the situation and emphasising the importance of safeguarding families and the UAE community.  

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Illegal drug promotions

The video demonstrates how numerous WhatsApp users are receiving offers for illegal drugs and emphasises the urgency of taking immediate action to put a stop to this, The movie serves as a strong reminder to everyone to exercise caution and take proactive steps to stop the spread of such harmful information.

In the same video, the Federal Anti-Narcotics Department's deputy director-general, Brig-Gen Abdul Rahman Al Owais, discusses the Ministry of Interior's proactive approach to stopping such crimes.

Evolution to promote efficiency and innovation

Al Owais claims that the ministry and the ministry of artificial intelligence are working together to create advanced methods, such as employing artificial intelligence (AI), to find the origin of these criminal acts.

In the video, Omar bin Sultan Al Olama, Minister of State for Artificial Intelligence, Digital Economy, and Remote Work Applications, shows how AI may be used to monitor criminal activity because it is incredibly sophisticated,In order for AI systems to learn and automatically remove such information over time without human involvement, a watchful community is required to quickly report any unwelcome communications.

He advises the general public to report any malicious information right away rather than spread these damaging messages.

The importance of timely reporting to ensure safety and security

In the same video, Meta GCC policy lead Anas Metwally emphasises that WhatsApp has encryption safeguards in place to secure user interactions.

Metwally increases the need to immediately recognise and report any suspicious communications because it not only protects users from unwelcome contacts but also notifies WhatsApp of any potentially dangerous connections and discussions.

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