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Assam Police fights coronavirus 'infodemic': 52 cases registered, 25 people arrested for spreading fake news, 110 sent for counselling
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Assam Police fights coronavirus 'infodemic': 52 cases registered, 25 people arrested for spreading fake news, 110 sent for counselling

Assam Police has launched a fight against fake news on coronavirus and the lockdown that has hit people's lives no less than the COVID-19 pandemic itself

How to restrict people from adding you in WhatsApp groups
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How to restrict people from adding you in WhatsApp groups

Here are the steps that can help you restrict people from adding you to unwanted WhatsApp groups.

Facebook India head says WhatsApp Payments could be disruptive in the country: Report
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Facebook India head says WhatsApp Payments could be disruptive in the country: Report

WhatsApp is waiting for regulatory approval to launch Payments that’s currently on a pilot program

WhatsApp’s latest efforts to fight fake news in India ‘not good enough’: Report
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WhatsApp’s latest efforts to fight fake news in India ‘not good enough’: Report

To identify messages forwarded multiple times, WhatsApp had introduced a label to denote them

WhatsApp traceability vulnerable to falsification, claims IFF expert submission
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WhatsApp traceability vulnerable to falsification, claims IFF expert submission

The Internet Freedom Foundation filed an independent expert submission by IIT Bombay professor

Aadhaar-social media linking case: Next SC hearing to take place on 13 September
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Aadhaar-social media linking case: Next SC hearing to take place on 13 September

The Supreme Court recently agreed to hear FB's plea to transfer the Aadhaar-social media linking case.

WhatsApp can trace message origin, IIT Madras professor suggests two methods
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WhatsApp can trace message origin, IIT Madras professor suggests two methods

The professor suggests that the origin can be traced by embedding sender's information alongside content.

Lok Sabha Elections 2019: With polls underway, WhatsApp and other social media apps being used in a far uglier manner
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Lok Sabha Elections 2019: With polls underway, WhatsApp and other social media apps being used in a far uglier manner

The 2019 parliamentary elections, now underway, will show how social media affects Indian democratic life.

WhatsApp is India's most preferred messaging app despite its fake news problems: Survey
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WhatsApp is India's most preferred messaging app despite its fake news problems: Survey

Of 1,520 Indians surveyed, 50 percent said they use WhatsApp every day to connect with family and friends.

Lok Sabha Elections 2019: Here's everything WhatsApp is doing to avoid fake news, propaganda during election period
Politics

Lok Sabha Elections 2019: Here's everything WhatsApp is doing to avoid fake news, propaganda during election period

The problem with WhatsApp is that the posts are totally private and encrypted. So no action can be taken even if the posts are spread through the medium.

WhatsApp's new message forwarding features shows up in latest Android beta
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WhatsApp's new message forwarding features shows up in latest Android beta

The two features will not only help rid yourself of the annoying forwarded messages, it will also help your shield from misinformation.

Lok Sabha polls: Facebook, WhatsApp should boost digital media literacy to supplement its efforts against fighting fake news
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Lok Sabha polls: Facebook, WhatsApp should boost digital media literacy to supplement its efforts against fighting fake news

Facebook has 2.3 billion ‘citizens’ of its ‘digital nation’ and its time the tech giant is held accountable.

WhatsApp's CheckPoint tipline isn't a tool for fighting fake news during Indian elections, it's a research project
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WhatsApp's CheckPoint tipline isn't a tool for fighting fake news during Indian elections, it's a research project

The tipline is primarily designed to help PROTO and Facebook’s research teams crowdsource data.

Fact checkers come to rescue as Facebook, WhatsApp, Twitter grapple with unbridled spread of fake news this election season
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Fact checkers come to rescue as Facebook, WhatsApp, Twitter grapple with unbridled spread of fake news this election season

With 900 million people eligible to vote and an estimated half-a-billion with access to the internet, fake news can have an enormous impact on the election.

WhatsApp shares how users can stop spread of misinformation via its new campaign
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WhatsApp shares how users can stop spread of misinformation via its new campaign

WhatsApp has taken several steps since last year via ads and theatre to create awareness against fake news.

WhatsApp will take more measures to limit viral content: India chief Abhijit Bose
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WhatsApp will take more measures to limit viral content: India chief Abhijit Bose

Abhijit Bose is the first top-level executive to be hired for WhatsApp in India.

Aftermath of Pulwama attack shows WhatsApp’s India strategy to contain fake news is flawed
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Aftermath of Pulwama attack shows WhatsApp’s India strategy to contain fake news is flawed

The aftermath of the Pulwama terror attacks has again punched holes in WhatsApp’s defences on its India strategy working

WhatsApp complains that govt's proposed policies are detrimental to user privacy
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WhatsApp complains that govt's proposed policies are detrimental to user privacy

WhatsApp tensed about proposed govt regulations in India, says the company will require to re-architect the product

WhatsApp asked by Indian govt to come up with effective solution against fake news
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WhatsApp asked by Indian govt to come up with effective solution against fake news

Govt says WhatsApp needs to bring in accountability and facilitate enforcement of law.

WhatsApp surpasses Facebook in terms of monthly active users, India top market
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WhatsApp surpasses Facebook in terms of monthly active users, India top market

WhatsApp overtook Facebook with its monthly active users on both Android and iOS last September.