Social media platforms Twitter, YouTube and Facebook told the Delhi High Court on Friday that they have taken down the video and blocked several URLs allegedly showing a Delhi judicial officer in a compromising position with a woman stated to be working on his staff. .WhatsApp, however, said that it cannot take any action in the matter and pull down private chats unless it is provided with specific phone numbers and a court order. Senior Advocate Kapil Sibal appeared for the messaging service and said that if they are provided with phone numbers, they will pull down the video if ordered by the court. Single-judge Justice Yashwant Varma asked advocate Ashish Dixit, counsel appearing for the plaintiff, to provide the phone numbers based on which WhatsApp can take action. .The Court then proceeded to list the case for further hearing on February 8. The Court was hearing a plea by the woman who is stated to be in the video who moved the Court, arguing that the video is fabricated..The short video clip had gone viral on social media in which a judicial officer was seen in a compromising position allegedly with one of his court staff. The time stamp showed that the video was from March 2022.The High Court had passed an order on December 1 directing social media platforms to block and stop the circulation of the video. Justice Varma had passed the order noting that the video is explicit in nature and an imminent, grave and and irreparable harm is likely to be caused to the privacy rights of the persons in the video.Pursuant to that, the social media platforms took down the video.