WhatsApp attempts to check spread of misinformation with research awards
WhatsApp today said it would be instituting awards for research on "spread of misinformation" on its platform, as the popular messaging app looks to address concerns over circulation of fake messages and videos.
"WhatsApp cares deeply about the safety of our users. Through this new project, we look forward to working with leading academic experts in India to learn more about how online platforms are used to spread misinformation," a WhatsApp spokesperson told
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