WhatsApp's Fake News Tip Line Is Meant for Research, Not Immediate Answers

WhatsApps Fake News Tip Line Is Meant for Research, Not Immediate Answers

  • 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.


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