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1 in 2 Indians receiving fake news via FB, WhatsApp The Morung Express

1 in 2 Indians receiving fake news via FB, WhatsApp The Morung Express

  • Despite tall claims made by Facebook that it is removing 10 lakh fake accounts a day in India, a survey revealed on Tuesday that one in two Indians has received fake news in the last 30 days and Facebook and WhatsApp are the platforms which are being used excessively to misinform the users.
  • The survey by online startup Social Media Matters and New Delhi-based Institute for Governance, Policies and Politics found that over 53 per cent of Indians received fake news related to the upcoming elections over various social media platforms.
  • "Facebook and WhatsApp are the leading platforms being used to disseminate misinformation.
  • The post 1 in 2 Indians receiving fake news via FB, WhatsApp appeared first on The Morung Express.


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