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Internet Group Backs 'National' Data Privacy Approach

The Internet Association, a group representing more than 40 major internet and technology firms including Netflix Inc, Microsoft Corp and Twitter Inc, said, “internet companies support an economy-wide, national approach to regulation that protects the privacy of all Americans."

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WhatsApp Expands Radio Campaign to Curb Fake News To 10 More Indian States

The Facebook-owned company has been on an overdrive after it faced severe criticism from the government over circulation of fake news on its platform that incited multiple incidents of mob lynching across the country

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Building Traceability Will Undermine End-To-End Encryption: WhatsApp

Emphasising that people use its platform for all kinds of "sensitive conversations", the Facebook-owned company said the focus is on educating people about misinformation

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WhatsApp To Clamp Down On 'Sinister' Messages In India: IT minister

False messages circulated on WhatsApp have led to a series of mob beatings across the country this year

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Double Check Facts Of Forwarded Messages: WhatsApp Cautions Users

WhatsApp is expanding its user education campaign on how to spot fake news and hoaxes. It is publishing a new video that explains the importance of the "forward" label and calls users to double check the facts when they are not sure who created the original message

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WhatsApp Assures EC Of Steps To Prevent Its Misuse Ahead Of Polls

“WhatsApp recently engaged with the Election Commission and political organisers in India to discuss best practices for using WhatsApp — as well as how to prevent misuse ahead of the election next year," said a WhatsApp spokesperson

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WhatsApp Limits Forwarding Msgs To Check Rumours, Fake News

"We believe that these changes - which we'll continue to evaluate - will help keep WhatsApp the way it was designed to be: a private messaging app," Whatsapp said in a statement

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WhatsApp Working On Digital Literacy Programme To Curb Fake News

The Facebook-owned company, which has over 200 million users in India, has drawn flak from the Indian government over circulation of rumours and fake news on its platform

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Facebook To Take Down Fake News And Misinformation From Its Platform: Report

In India, Facebook-owned messaging service WhatsApp is facing the flak for allowing the circulation of a large number of irresponsible messages filled with rumours and provocation that has led to growing instances of lynching of innocent people

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How Various Social Networks Plan To Stem The Flow Of Fake News/ Misinformation Content

Fake news is stealing the faith of people on social media. Thus, every social media platform is trying to put more authoritative content in front of the people

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Things You Should Know About WhatsApp's New Security Feature To Label Fake News

Apart from India, Whatsapp with 200 million users is planning to act globally against the spread of fake news on social media network owned by Facebook

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WhatsApp Launches Media Blitz To Dispel India's Fake News Woes

Beatings and deaths triggered by false incendiary messages in India, WhatsApp's biggest market with more than 200 million users, caused a public relations nightmare, sparking calls from authorities for immediate action

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Whatsapp Lists Steps To Block Canards: 5 Things You Need To Know

"WhatsApp cares about the safety of our users and is seeking to inform our understanding of the safety problems people encounter on WhatsApp and what more we can do within WhatsApp and in partnership with civil society to address the problem," statement released by Whatsapp

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Move From WhatsApp To "What's Up"!

Call someone, strike a conversation, and enjoy connectedness not just connectivity!

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WhatsApp Co-Founder Leaving Facebook

Koum said in a post on his Facebook page that he is taking time off to pursue interests such as collecting air-cooled Porsches, working on cars and playing ultimate Frisbee

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