WhatsApp to Launch Fact-Check Service in India to Fight Fake News

WhatsApp to Launch Fact-Check Service in India to Fight Fake News

  • 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.


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