Check spread of fake? messages: Centre to WhatsApp - Etv
Wed, Jul 04, 2018, 10:01 AM
The government on Tuesday directed WhatsApp to immediately take steps to prevent the spread of irresponsible and explosive messages. In a statement, the Ministry of IT and Telecom pointed out that the social media platform cannot evade its accountability and responsibility, amid a spate of lynching cases purportedly triggered by posts circulated on such popular messaging apps. Responding to the statement of the Central government, the WhatsApp management announced that they will come out with a solution to the problem at the earliest.