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Shreya Subramanium

Shreya Subramanium

Asked on 2 June, 2019

When were these new changes proposed?

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The new changes in visa applications were proposed in 2017 after Donald Trump signed an executive order. In 2018, the State Department said it will introduce the changes.

Hansika Subramanium

Hansika Subramanium

Asked on 2 June, 2019

Is everyone supposed to give their social media accounts' details?

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Yes. This new rule covers all visa applicants. Only those on diplomatic visits will be exempted.

Shreya Subramanium

Shreya Subramanium

Asked on 2 June, 2019

Which social media platforms are covered under this rule?

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All major social media platforms, namely Facebook, Twitter, Flickr, Google+, YouTube, and Instagram are covered under this rule.

Rakesh Rao

Rakesh Rao

Asked on 2 June, 2019

How many people will be affected due to this?

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The new changes will affect 14 million people.

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