WhatsApp will invest even more in its second phase of advertisements that will kick off by March end.
The amendment also proposes tech companies to deploy tools to "identify" and curb unlawful content.
Against backdrop of mob lynching incidents triggered on WhatsApp, govt is exploring ways to curb misuse of such platforms.
Saying that messages are encrypted, WhatsApp has previously declined to trace the origin of messages.
The proposed laws could force companies to remove electronic protections, assist government agencies in accessing material from a suspect's device
The training will also enable one to differentiate between rumours and opinions and how to tackle instances of false news
The researchers will work towards finding out what spreads misinformation and how to curb fake news.
The event is part of a major grassroots effort by WhatsApp to battle fake news.
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WhatsApp says that it cannot trace the origin of messages because of end-to-end encryption.
Additionally, WhatsApp users also have the choice of keeping their chats after reporting them.
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WhatsApp will be working with the EC to tackle the issue of fake news ahead of the 2019 General Elections
A messaging application such as WhatsApp, with a large user base, has been arraigned as a co-conspirator to these tragedies.
Maharashtra police officers have been instructed informally to be a part of such groups.
But at the end of the day, Facebook has to deal with it because it’s free to use social platform is the one helping spread misinformation.