WhatsApp launches India tip line to curb fake news during polls

Published On: April 2, 2019 04:00 PM NPT By: Reuters

MUMBAI, April 2: WhatsApp said on Tuesday it has launched a tip line for Indians to submit rumours and uncertain information, in the latest step by the messaging service to combat false news in India during the national election.

Facebook-owned WhatsApp said in a statement it was working with an Indian startup called Proto that will help to classify messages sent by users as true, false, misleading or disputed.


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