'Fake news often goes viral': WhatsApp ads warn India after mob lynchings

Messaging services takes full-page advertisements showing how to spot false information after spate of killingsAfter hoax messages circulated on WhatsApp triggered several incidents of mob lynchings in recent weeks in India, the Facebook-owned messaging platform published full-page advertisements in leading Indian newspapers advising users on how to identify false information. Related: 'WhatsApp murders': India struggles to combat crimes linked to messaging service Continue reading......

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By: The Guardian - Thursday, 12 July

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