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Whatsapp launches ad campaign to handle fake news

Facebook Inc’s WhatsApp on Tuesday published advertisements in leading Indian newspapers to deal with the spread of misleading and fake messages. It is first such effort in itself to combat a flurry of fake messages that prompted mob lynchings. A full-page advertisement in some top English language newspapers read the campaign as ‘Together we can […]

Whatsapp to take actions on spread of hoax messages

A lot of hoax messages are doing rounds around Whatsapp. Considering the situation, Whatsapp is promising to launch its new feature intended to prevent the spread of such messages. Following the recent reports, more than a dozen cases of lynchings have occurred in India as a result of rumours spread on the popular messaging platform, […]