- Even measures such as indicating that a message is forwarded don't help, so the company decided to up the ante a bit more.
- Today, WhatsApp announced in a statement that it is working with an Indian startup Proto to build a database of rumours.
- This 'misinformation' database will be complemented by a "tipline" wherein users can submit messages to have it classified as true, false, misleading or disputed.
- If a user wishes to verify something they received on Whatsapp, they can submit it to +919643000888.
WhatsApp to Launch Fact-Check Service in India to Fight Fake News
2 April 2019 2:55 PM GMT
WhatsApp is one of the most popular instant messaging apps among Indians and as a result, it has been used to circulate a lot of misinformation. Even measures such as indicating that a message is forwarded don?t help, so the company decided to up the ante a bit more. Today, WhatsApp announced in a statement [?]