WhatsApp unveils 'tipline' service to curb misinformation ahead of LS polls
2 April 2019 9:15 AM GMT
The latest move follows a number of campaigns by WhatsApp to educate users on fake news
- WhatsApp unveils 'tipline' service to curb misinformation ahead of LS polls
- Users can send suspicious messages to the 'tipline phone number' to validate the authenticity of claims in those messages, which may be in the form of text, images or videos.
- The service will respond by classifying the said information as "true, false, misleading, disputed or out of scope and (may) include any other related information that is available", WhatsApp said in a statement.