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WhatsApp launches fact-checking service ahead of Indian polls


02 April 2019  

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MUMBAI: The messaging platform WhatsApp said it has launched a service for Indians to check the reality of information on its platform ahead of national elections beginning this month.

It said the service was launched in an attempt to combat fake news, Reuters reported.

In a statement issued on Tuesday, WhatsApp said it was working with local startup Proto. It will be classifying messages send by users as true, false, misleading or disputed.

 

Publish Date : 02 April 2019 16:42 PM

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