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WhatsApp hits the streets with skits and songs in the fight against fake news in India

WhatsApp’s struggles in India continue as it tries to inform the country’s population about the dangers of misinformation spread through messaging apps. The company was told it could be held accountable for the consequences of the spread of fake news through the app, amounting to more than 30 deaths. In order to avoid sanctions, WhatsApp promised to make an effort to reduce the instances of self-delivered justice that come as a result of fake news spreading through its network.

After trying newspaper ads, limiting sharing capabilities in-app, and even forming a dedicated team, …

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