WhatsApp launches fact-checking service to fight fake news ahead of Indian elections

WhatsApp launches fact-checking service to fight fake news ahead of Indian elections

  • WhatsApp launches fact-checking service to fight fake news ahead of Indian elections
  • WhatsApp on Tuesday launched a service for Indians to check the veracity of information, in the messaging platform's latest attempt to combat fake news in India ahead of national elections beginning this month.
  • WhatsApp said in a statement it was working with local startup Proto to classify messages sent to the service by users as true, false, misleading or disputed.


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