WhatsApp known as the no.1 Private Messaging app, It has 1.5 billion active users in over 180 countries.
WhatsApp is aimed to provide a private chat interface which people can use for Private chat, But now some people are misusing this app.
The Company clearly stated that its products are not intended for bulk or automated messaging and these are against its terms of service.
Facebook-owned messaging app WhatsApp decided to take legal action against the people who misuse the app, send bulk messages to people or send automated messages.
The company decided to punish those people legally who use WhatsApp for sending Bulk Message.
In this Update, “Unauthorized usage of WhatsApp” policy company said if any individual or company found sending bulk messages using WhatsApp will face legal action from December 7 onwards.
It said, beginning on December 7, 2019, WhatsApp will take legal action against those we determine are engaged in or assisting others in abuse that violates our Terms of Service, such as automated or bulk messaging, or non-personal use, even if that determination is based on information solely available to us off our platform“.
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But the company didn’t specify what legal action will be taken again the Guilty…
This Update Will Control Fake News
WhatsApp is also used for spreading out fake news, as you know WhatsApp has a huge audience, over 1.5 billion users. For Scammers, It is the best method to make viral fake news.
After this update, fake news will be controlled by WhatsApp itself. WhatsApp will ban those accounts or take legal action against whoever found doing so from December 7 onwards.
WhatsApp Was Misused During Lok Sabha Elections
This update comes at the time when a report shows that WhatsApp has been misused in Lok Sabha Election through free clones apps and via a US$14(RM58) software that allows users to automate bulk WhatsApp messages.
The company is on Indian Government point because tons of fake news and Malicious message is spreading out very fastly using WhatsApp app. WhatsApp is the most used messaging app in India, over 20 crore people in India use this app for chatting.
WhatsApp Is Blocking 20 Lac Accounts Every Month
According to The Independent report, WhatsApp is working hard to find users who misuse this platform. The company is blocking 20 lac accounts per month globally.
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