With 250 million users WhatsApp has created an impact full digital network. Fake news is not something new for WhatsApp users, people have already faced fake news at the time of demonetization & cases of lynching has been increased rapidly over the previous years.
India is set to conduct elections this year, Whatsapp and social media platforms have become a tool for political parties advertisement, misleading information, and manipulation of voters.
Since WhatsApp has end-to-end encryption for all messages, it’d have to break it to trace messages. The firm has stated that have redefined tools for detecting spamming and fake news. Now Whatsapp team aims to include local legal policy & business teams to work with our Indian partners to increase financial inclusion & digital literacy.

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