Government meets with WhatsApp over tracing of fake news
Such misinformation has led to the lynching of over 30 people since January last year, according to data portal IndiaSpend, prompting Prasad to call on WhatsApp to trace its origins.
WhatsApp has been working to curb the circulation of what technology minister Ravi Shankar Prasad termed "sinister" content in India, the firm's biggest market where it boasts over 220 million users.
Published Date: Dec 7th, 2018 08:53 AM | Updated Date: Dec 07, 2018 12:36 PM IST
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