Laxaro

View the latest news and breaking news today

whatsapp to trace the origin of fake messages set up servers in india - Search

whatsapp to trace the origin of fake messages set up servers in india Searched from official sources arount the web with simple content and resource link From any languages in different countries.



whatsapp to look at technological solution to trace origin of fake messages




as government hardens its stance regarding the origin of fake messages on whatsapp, the facebook-owned firm has said it will look at the technological solution to trace the origin of messages and also hire a grievance officer in india where people can register their complaints. the instant messaging...



whatsapp to trace the origin of fake messages, set up servers in india




with the government threatening action against whatsapp over spread of fake news, the chief executive officer (ceo) of the american messaging platform, chris daniels, flew down to new delhi to fix things. daniels, who took over as the boss of whatsapp in may, on tuesday told the government it would ...



govt repeats demand for tracing whatsapp messages' origin to curb fake news




two days after whatsapp ceo chris daniels met it minister ravi shankar prasad, the government has reiterated its demand that origin of fake messages should be traced and the facebook-owned instant messaging platform should explore a technical solution for the same. the assertion by the government ca...



news digest: air india crisis, fake news, shell firms crackdown, and more




finance ministry refuses rs 300-bn fund-infusion proposal for air india the finance ministry has turned down rs 300-billion fund-infusion proposal for air india in the absence of a clear turnaround plan. the civil aviation ministry had sought the package to wipe out the debt obligation of the state-...



whatsapp ceo to meet it minister today amid fake news controversy




whatsapp chief executive officer (ceo) chris daniels is scheduled to meet electronics and it minister ravi shankar prasad on tuesday amid the controversy over viral circulation of fake news on the instant messaging platform. facebook-owned whatsapp has already received two notices from the governmen...



whatsapp looking for ways to stop spread of fake news




popular messaging app whatsapp on monday said it is exploring ways to check spread of fake news through its platform.whatsapp software engineer alan kao termed the situation as "complex" because of the end-to-end encryption of messages on the platform that does not allow anyone -- except the sender ...



whatsapp ceo to meet it minister today amid fake news controversy




whatsapp announces that it would limit forwards of photos, videos, and messages to five chats in india and remove the quick forward button next to media messages



whatsapp tweaks message forwarding options in india to curb toxic rumours




a day after the government issued a second notice to whatsapp to check fake news, the instant messaging platform tweaked forwarding options on friday. the facebook-owned platform will be limiting forwards of photos, videos and messages to five chats in india and remove the quick forward button next ...



whatsapp now labels forwarded messages to fight fake news in india




it's a flimsy effort, but whatsapp is limited by its platform's strengths: since all conversations are encrypted, the service itself can't monitor message content or track keywords. in other words, it can't fight fake news like its parent company facebook by scanning and analyzing public posts for s...



whatsapp curbs message forwarding to deter india lynch mobs




mumbai: facebook inc's whatsapp is rolling out a global test measure to rein in messages forwarded by users, the messaging app said, after the spread of rumours led to several killings in india and sparked calls for action from authorities.violence triggered by incendiary false messages in india, w...



it ministry may speak to whatsapp again on steps to curb rumours




the it ministry is of the view that whatsapp has not addressed all concerns raised by the government on curbing fake messages that incite mob lynching incidents, and may reach out to the messaging platform again in a few days, a senior official said today. "we will have to reach out to whatsapp agai...



whatsapp comes up with 'forwarded' label feature to deal with fake news




in its endeavour to deal with the problem of fake news and the spread of misinformation, instant messaging app whatsapp has introduced a new feature, which will label all forwarded messages. the announcement comes at the heels of the indian government directing the mountain view, california tech gia...



mob lynchings resulting from whatsapp forwards: pressured by govt, whatsapp deci




want create site? find free wordpress themes and plugins.cnn tech has reported that facebook-owned whatsapp has decided to install new sharing restrictions in a bid to stamp out the vitriolic messages that have led to several lynchings in india. the app which has its largest market in india (with ab...



how whatsapp plans to curb fake news




whatsapp is making drastic changes to its massage forwarding features in a bid to stop fake news being spread on its platform.  see related google’s android fine: trump accuses eu of ‘taking advantage’ of usfive lynched in india over whatsapp rumoursthe announcement comes after the indian g...



whatsapp to limit message forwarding after mob lynchings




facebook inc’s whatsapp is launching a test to limit forwarding messages that will apply to all users, the messaging app said on thursday, after indian authorities sought curbs on the spread of rumours that have led to violent incidents.mob lynchings triggered by false incendiary messages in india...



prioritise fake news issue over payments service plans: govt to whatsapp




it ministry is keen to see whatsapp prioritise curbing of fake news on its platform, against the backdrop of lynching incidents claiming many lives, over its plans to launch payments service, as per a senior government official. the official told pti that whatsapp's payment service matter had figure...



check fake news or face legal action, govt warns whatsapp in second notice




the government has issued a second notice to whatsapp demanding more stringent solution to check fake news as the measures taken the instant messaging platform has not addressed the problem adequately. the government has even warned whatsapp to face legal action and liable to be treated as abettors ...



how this cop is saving lives by fighting fake news spread on whatsapp




local musicians are already singing about the evils of fake news when police superintendent rema rajeshwari’s convoy rolls up to the dusty village square in one of india’s poorest communities. "don’t believe these things," a performer cries out to the crowd. in a dark blue cap and stiff khaki ...



india calls for whatapp reforms after lynchings




august 21, 2018 india has stepped up pressure on whatsapp to check the spread of fake news, blamed for lynchings across the countryindia on tuesday called on whatsapp to clamp down on fake news spread on the messaging app that has been blamed for lynchings across the vast south asian country. mobs h...



whatsapp coo matthew idema apprises govt of steps taken to curb fake news




top whatsapp executives, including coo matthew idema, have met it secretary and other indian government officials to outline steps the company has initiated to combat circulation of fake messages on the platform that have even incited mob lynching incidents. according to government sources, idema me...



lynching deaths: govt warns whatsapp over fake news triggering violence




the government today directed whatsapp to take urgent steps to prevent spread of "irresponsible and explosive messages" through its platform amid recent cases of lynching provoked by posts circulated on popular messaging apps. conveying its deep disapproval to the top brass of whatsapp, the ministry...



whatsapp plays role in india elections




facebook's whatsapp is taking an increasingly central role in elections, especially in developing countries. more than any other social media or messaging app, whatsapp was used in recent months by india's political parties, religious activists and others to send messages and distribute news to karn...



facing govt ire over lynchings, whatsapp says it alone can't stop rumours




facing the government's ire over the recent spate of lynchings in the country, allegedly due to rumours spread on its instant messaging platform, whatsapp has told the centre that it won't be able to solve the fake news problem alone and it will require collective action from the government and civi...



whatsapp clamps down on forwarding to reduce hoaxes and spam




while parent company facebook shifts policies on how to handle content that it said can lead to violence, whatsapp is also in a state of change. a blog post describes how it's limiting the ability to forward messages to multiple chats at once, apparently in hopes that it will slow the spread of hoax...



fake news controversy: whatsapp plans india team as govt cracks whip




facebook-owned messaging platform whatsapp, which has received a series of warnings and notices from the government over the spread of fake news, has said the company is planning to strengthen its local presence by hiring a top executive, who will than build an india team. the american company has b...