- On April 2, messaging platform WhatsApp launched a tip line called Checkpoint in India to fight misinformation spreading through the app.
- Even with that aim, not all were convinced that Checkpoint would be able to achieve its desired curb on misinformation.
- Facebook, which owns the messaging service, has been grappling with its portals being used for spreading misinformation, particularly ahead of elections, across the world.
WhatsApp's Fake News Tip Line Is Meant for Research, Not Immediate Answers
4 April 2019 6:30 PM GMT