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WhatsApp and Reliance Jio to educate people on safe use of app

The campaign by Reliance Jio and WhatsApp will kick off on October 9.

  • Published: October 5, 2018 5:03 PM IST

WhatsApp in collaboration with Reliance Jio will run an educational campaign to teach people on safe and responsible usage of its messaging platform. “WhatsApp and Jio have started an educational campaign across India with the goal of showing people how to use WhatsApp on JioPhone to connect with friends and family in a simple, secure, and reliable way,” WhatsApp said in a statement. Also Read - WhatsApp spotted working on a Memoji-like avatar for video calls

The campaign will start from October 9. Also Read - Best Reliance Jio prepaid data plans with 2GB data per day: Check which is best for you

“As part of the campaign, there will be events at each city to show people how to use WhatsApp safely and responsibly,” the statement said. Also Read - Mukesh Ambani resigns, son Akash Ambani is Reliance Jio's new chairman

Facebook-owned WhatsApp has been under fire from the Indian government over fake news and false information being circulated on its messaging platform.

Such messages have incited mob fury, triggering multiple cases of lynching across the country.

This is published unedited from the PTI feed.

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  • Published Date: October 5, 2018 5:03 PM IST

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