WhatsApp had a grievance officer in India even before new IT rules came into effect: How to register complaint
Many foreign social media platforms, including Facebook, Instagram and Twitter are yet to appoint a grievance officer based out of India for users to raise a complaint with them.
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
Here are the steps that can help you restrict people from adding you to unwanted WhatsApp groups.
WhatsApp is waiting for regulatory approval to launch Payments that’s currently on a pilot program
To identify messages forwarded multiple times, WhatsApp had introduced a label to denote them
The Internet Freedom Foundation filed an independent expert submission by IIT Bombay professor
The Supreme Court recently agreed to hear FB's plea to transfer the Aadhaar-social media linking case.
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
The 2019 parliamentary elections, now underway, will show how social media affects Indian democratic life.
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
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.
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
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
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
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 has taken several steps since last year via ads and theatre to create awareness against fake news.
Abhijit Bose is the first top-level executive to be hired for WhatsApp in India.
The aftermath of the Pulwama terror attacks has again punched holes in WhatsApp’s defences on its India strategy working
WhatsApp tensed about proposed govt regulations in India, says the company will require to re-architect the product
Govt says WhatsApp needs to bring in accountability and facilitate enforcement of law.