As per the recent update WhatsApp is trying to fight with fake news:
Almost every social media app and website is trying to counter with fake news. We’ve heard a lot about Twitter in the recent past that they were struggling with this issues. As per the latest update, WhatsApp is building it’s team in India in order to check such fake news circulation. It isn’t going to be easy to find the depth of this issue, but company is going to give their best.
This popular messaging app is already under fire over abuse of its platform for spreading the fake news. Government has also issued a notice to the company about this and WhatsApp has responded to that as well. Company is doing their best by building a team that will trace the issues and act accordingly. But it is also acceptable that the measurers don’t meet the government expectations on traceability.
They have already open few senior leadership roles in India wherein they need “Head of India” and “Head of Policy”.
WhatsApp has some really sensitive information of the users related to banks, families and other personal matters. IT minister RS Prasad has also intimated that he will embrace a discussion with stakeholders, including political parties, to evolve a policy to deal with the misuse of social media. Lets see what’s next in order to sort out this issues, we’ll update you once we’ll get any information.
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