Sunday, July 22, 2018

Whatsapp not for Rumours

Whatsapp / Social Media is great for sharing useful information not for RUMOURS

Misuse of WHATSAPP is a challange

Whatsapp not for Rumours
Do you agree?
Use the internet technology with positive energy that will help all concerned people. 
Blindly forwarding or sharing without knowing the source of information is not a good idea.

WhatsApp will limit forwards to only Five chats in India!

Globally, users will be able to forward a text to 20 chats. Forward fever needs to be curbed. Unlike Facebook group, unfortunately Whatsapp Admin do not have much control. Hope users in India will observe self control. 

The Indian government has said WhatsApp users forwarding fake news to big groups of people led to a spate of lynchings.

WhatsApp will also bring a fake news verification model it recently used in Mexican general elections to India. 

Read more at:
Economic Times

The Facebook-owned Whatsapp has changed to flag FORWARDED messages, which makes it clear when information is coming from another source. But WhatsApp's security features means the company cannot simply monitor messages for hoaxes.




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