WhatsApp selects 20 teams to research the spread of misinformation through its platform

Fakes news is becoming an increasingly pertinent issue that is affecting everyone. Governments across the globe have come to realize the detrimental effect of fake news after the role they played in the US elections, and are now pressurizing their careers, which usually include social media and IM platforms, to take measures to curb them. Towards the same, WhatsApp has selected six teams who will research the spread of misinformation through its platform in India.

The move comes as a...

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