Whatsapp Fake-news

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WhatsApp has spent Rs 120 crore in India to combat the fake news problem: Report
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WhatsApp has spent Rs 120 crore in India to combat the fake news problem: Report

WhatsApp will invest even more in its second phase of advertisements that will kick off by March end.

Govt may amend IT law to allow shutdown of apps, sites that spread fake news
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Govt may amend IT law to allow shutdown of apps, sites that spread fake news

The amendment also proposes tech companies to deploy tools to "identify" and curb unlawful content.

Government may amend IT rules to identify and curb origin of unlawful content
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Government may amend IT rules to identify and curb origin of unlawful content

Against backdrop of mob lynching incidents triggered on WhatsApp, govt is exploring ways to curb misuse of such platforms.

WhatsApp asked by government to trace origin of messages spreading misinformation
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WhatsApp asked by government to trace origin of messages spreading misinformation

Saying that messages are encrypted, WhatsApp has previously declined to trace the origin of messages.

Australian law expected to give authorities the power to spy on messages on WhatsApp and Telegram
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Australian law expected to give authorities the power to spy on messages on WhatsApp and Telegram

The proposed laws could force companies to remove electronic protections, assist government agencies in accessing material from a suspect's device

WhatsApp partners with DEF to train community leaders on tackling fake news in India
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WhatsApp partners with DEF to train community leaders on tackling fake news in India

The training will also enable one to differentiate between rumours and opinions and how to tackle instances of false news

WhatsApp has hired 20 research teams worldwide to curb misinformation spread
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WhatsApp has hired 20 research teams worldwide to curb misinformation spread

The researchers will work towards finding out what spreads misinformation and how to curb fake news.

WhatsApp leans on street theater to spread awareness about lynching, fake news
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WhatsApp leans on street theater to spread awareness about lynching, fake news

The event is part of a major grassroots effort by WhatsApp to battle fake news.

WhatsApp now has a grievance officer for India: Here’s how you register complaints
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WhatsApp now has a grievance officer for India: Here’s how you register complaints

WhatsApp users in India can now email complaints directly to a grievance offer, here’s how.

WhatsApp says building traceability for messages undermines privacy protections
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WhatsApp says building traceability for messages undermines privacy protections

WhatsApp says that it cannot trace the origin of messages because of end-to-end encryption.

WhatsApp Beta's report feature includes reporting chats without deleting them
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WhatsApp Beta's report feature includes reporting chats without deleting them

Additionally, WhatsApp users also have the choice of keeping their chats after reporting them.

What should you do if your WhatsApp group receives objectionable content?
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What should you do if your WhatsApp group receives objectionable content?

Unfortunately, using WhatsApp right is turning into a life skill. Here’s how you should react!

WhatsApp and EC to work to stop spread of fake news: That's easier said than done
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WhatsApp and EC to work to stop spread of fake news: That's easier said than done

WhatsApp will be working with the EC to tackle the issue of fake news ahead of the 2019 General Elections

Blaming WhatsApp for deaths due to lynchings has shielded govt accountability
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Blaming WhatsApp for deaths due to lynchings has shielded govt accountability

A messaging application such as WhatsApp, with a large user base, has been arraigned as a co-conspirator to these tragedies.

Maharashtra police to join as many WhatsApp groups to curb fake news and rumours
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Maharashtra police to join as many WhatsApp groups to curb fake news and rumours

Maharashtra police officers have been instructed informally to be a part of such groups.

Facebook’s fight against misinformation in News Feed is a human problem as much as it is Facebook’s
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Facebook’s fight against misinformation in News Feed is a human problem as much as it is Facebook’s

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.