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 beta for iOS reveals changes, here's what users might get
The campaign will start from October 9. Also Read - How to temporarily deactivate/permanently delete WhatsApp account
“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 - Jio Freedom Plans 2021: Jio launches 5 new prepaid plans with no daily data limit - check details
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.