Facebook uses newspaper ads to warn WhatsApp users about fake news

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The devastating consequences of fake news are apparent around the world, but in recent times India has felt them most keenly, with the spread of misinformation resulting in the deaths of 12 people in the last two months. WhatsApp, and its parent company Facebook, have taken a number of measures to stem the tide of fake news, from making short films to handing out grants to support research into the issue – now they’re appealing directly to their users.

 

Read More: https://www.msn.com/en-gb/money/technology/facebook-uses-newspaper-ads-to-warn-whatsapp-users-about-fake-news/ar-AAzQ62O

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