Lok Sabha 2019: WhatsApp opens hotline to curb fake news in India
2 April 2019 3:56 AM GMT
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- Lok Sabha 2019: WhatsApp opens hotline to curb fake news in India
- With a few days left before the first leg of the Lok Sabha 2019 elections kicks off in India, WhatsApp in collaboration with PROTO, a local media skilling startup has opened a hotline for callers to tip off the authorities about the spread of misinformation.
- WhatsApp and Proto set up special Checkpoint hotline for users to report rumours, fake news in India ahead of Lok Sabha 2019 election.
- WhatsApp sets up dedicated hotline for user to report fake news on its messenger app.