WhatsApp launched Tip line ahead of general elections

Date Published: April 8, 2019 Last Updated: April 8, 2019

WhatsApp has launched a tipline to submit rumours and uncertain information. It is the latest step by the instant messaging platform to curb the spread of fake news in India ahead of general elections.

  • WhatsApp's tipline will work for the users to submit spread rumours and misinformation.
  • 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.