whatsapp rolls out fact checking service ahead of indian elections

WhatsApp’s role in the spread of misinformation in India has often been called into question. The Facebook-owned company has taken some steps to prevent the flow of fake news. One of the steps it took recently involves limiting the number of times a message can be forwarded. Five times is the limit now and a label is also applied to any forwarded messages. Now it’s taking things up a notch. […]
Link: https://www.gsmdb.com/ubergizmo/2019/04/whatsapp-rolls-out-fact-checking-service-ahead-of-indian-elections/