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Cow urine cures cancer. EVMs hacked. These are just some of the fake news that circulate on social media and WhatsApp. So, a new study tested correction methods.
WhatsApp groups unite MPs of different parties that range from Labour factions to the “One Nation” group of moderate Tories.
The Delhi High Court asked Delhi police to seize phones of members who were part of two WhatsApp groups via which the attack on JNU students and teachers was allegedly coordinated.
A senior police officer said the practice of registering WhatsApp groups predated the bifurcation of J&K but residents dispute the claim.
Apart from deciding on end-to-end encryption for chats, the amended IT Rules will also decide on what content belongs on the internet.
Data reveals that Delhi showed the most interest in FireChat and Bridgefy in the seven-day period beginning 12 December.
Data with Sensor Tower shows WhatsApp was most downloaded app in November, the month the Pegasus scandal broke, and continues to remain India’s most popular app.
The committee, chaired by BJP’s Heena Gavit and featuring 20 women MPs, was not satisfied with the social media giant’s answers.
Some Kashmiris living in other states have taken to social media platforms to share screenshots of people from the Valley leaving WhatsApp groups.
Privacy concerns & new technologies have ushered in a new era of exchanges between politicians, with many now opting for apps offering better levels of encryption.