Tuesday, 19 February 2019

Indian government asks telcos to explore ways of blocking Facebook and WhatsApp

By Chris Kelly, Total Telecom
Tuesday 07 August 18

India has seen a number of violent mob attacks, fuelled by fake news stories shared on social media platforms

The Indian government has asked telcos in the country to explore ways to block social media and news-based apps in case of misuse, according to news site Reuters. The Telecoms Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) and the Indian government have been forced into action after a series of fake messages and news stories circulated on WhatsApp and Facebook Messenger…

The Indian government has asked telcos in the country to explore ways to block social media and news-based apps in case of misuse, according to news site Reuters. The Telecoms Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) and the Indian government have been forced into action after a series of fake messages and news stories circulated on WhatsApp and Facebook Messenger…

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