Whatsapp Lynchings

'Whatsapp Lynchings' - 34 News Result(s)

  • National Security Act For Spreading Child Kidnapping Rumours: UP Top Cop
    India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday August 29, 2019
    In a bid to contain widespread rumours of child kidnapping leading to incidents of lynching in Uttar Pradesh, the state government has instructed all district police chiefs to slap National Security Act (NSA) against those who are found inciting mob or spreading rumours on social media
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  • WhatsApp Senior Executives Said to Have Met Government Over Fake News Tracing
    Reuters | Friday December 7, 2018
    Misinformation on WhatsApp has led to the lynching of over 30 people since January last year, according to data portal IndiaSpend, prompting technology mister to call on WhatsApp to trace its origins.
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  • WhatsApp Selects 20 Teams To Curb Fake News Globally, Including In India
    India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday November 13, 2018
    Facebook-owned WhatsApp on Tuesday announced that it has selected 20 research teams worldwide - including experts from India and those of Indian origin -- who will work towards how misinformation spreads and what additional steps the mobile messaging platform could take to curb fake news.
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  • "Lot Of Misinformation In India Spreads On WhatsApp": US Expert
    India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday September 15, 2018
    Media professionals must rely on varied sources to prevent circulation of wrong information, a US digital disinformation expert said on Friday.
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  • WhatsApp Expands Radio Campaign To Curb Fake News To 10 More States
    India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday September 5, 2018
    Stepping up crackdown efforts on the spread of fake news, WhatsApp said today that it is expanding its radio campaign to 10 more states, including Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh and West Bengal.
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  • Fall In Line Or Else..: Government Has A Message For Social Media Chiefs
    India News | Written by Neeta Sharma | Thursday August 30, 2018
    The Centre may take legal action against India-based heads of social media platforms if they do not curb online hate and misinformation, an official said today in an indication that the government is willing to take tough action against platforms like WhatsApp.
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  • How To Block Facebook, WhatsApp When Needed? Centre Asks For Views
    India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday August 7, 2018
    The telecom department has sought views of the industry on technical measures that can be adopted for blocking mobile apps like instagram, Facebook, WhatsApp, Telegram, etc in situations where national security and public order are under threat.
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  • "He Looked Like A Terrorist": The Horror Story Of Karnataka Mob Attack
    India News | Reuters | Monday July 30, 2018
    Karnataka mob lynching: Prime Minister Narendra Modi's administration, which has been facing criticism from opposition parties and the public for failing to do enough to stop the lynchings, has blamed WhatsApp, warning the messaging service of legal action if it did not curb the spread of fake news.
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  • In Madhya Pradesh, Mob Kills Woman Suspecting Her To Be Child Kidnapper
    India News | Reported by Anurag Dwary, Edited by Debjani Chatterjee | Monday July 23, 2018
    A mentally challenged woman was allegedly beaten to death on Saturday, by a mob at Singrauli in Madhya Pradesh, on suspicion of child-theft, after a WhatsApp message about child lifters was circulated by locals said the police.
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  • Why PM Modi Met 5 Top Lieutenants Before No-Trust Vote
    India News | Reported by Akhilesh Sharma, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Friday July 20, 2018
    No-trust motion: Before facing an opposition-backed no-confidence motion in parliament today, Prime Minister Narendra Modi called a meeting with five top BJP leaders -- party president Amit Shah and ministers Rajnath Singh, Sushma Swaraj, Nitin Gadkari and Ananth Kumar.
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  • After Mob Killings, WhatsApp May Restrict Forwards To 5 Chats In India
    India News | Reuters | Friday July 20, 2018
    Facebook Inc's WhatsApp is launching a test to limit forwarding messages that will apply to all users, the messaging app said on Thursday, after Indian authorities sought curbs on spread of rumours that have led to violent incidents.
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  • Centre's Stern Message To WhatsApp Amid Rumour-Fuelled Mob Killings
    India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday July 19, 2018
    As WhatsApp struggles to rein in an epidemic of fake messages that have triggered a spate of mob killings across India, the government today sent it a tough message. WhatsApp, which had responded to the string of violent killings with a move to label forwarded messages and take out full-page newspaper ads, must do more, the centre told the Facebook...
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  • WhatsApp Video Wrongly Identifying Techie As Kidnapper Led To Lynching: Cop
    Karnataka News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday July 17, 2018
    A WhatsApp video wrongly identifying Hyderabad techie Mohammad Azam Usmansab as a child lifter led to his lynching near Bidar on July 13, police said.
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  • Behind Wave Of Fake Mob Killings, Worrying Role Of Local Media
    India News | Written by Ratnadip Choudhury, Shruti Menon, Uma Sudhir | Sunday July 15, 2018
    A journalist in north Maharashtra who created a fake video. Local stringers in Jharkhand and Hyderabad who sent out alarmist messages. A 'lone wolf' in Assam who summoned a mob.
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  • Techie Beaten To Death By Mob In Karnataka After WhatsApp Rumours
    Karnataka News | Reported by Uma Sudhir, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Sunday July 15, 2018
    A 32-year-old software engineer was beaten to death and three others - one of them a Qatar national -- were seriously injured over WhatsApp-driven rumours of child kidnapping in Karnataka's Bidar. The police said the mob frenzy started after the man from Qatar was seen distributing chocolates to local children. The police have arrested 32 people.
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'Whatsapp Lynchings' - 34 News Result(s)

  • National Security Act For Spreading Child Kidnapping Rumours: UP Top Cop
    India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday August 29, 2019
    In a bid to contain widespread rumours of child kidnapping leading to incidents of lynching in Uttar Pradesh, the state government has instructed all district police chiefs to slap National Security Act (NSA) against those who are found inciting mob or spreading rumours on social media
    www.ndtv.com
  • WhatsApp Senior Executives Said to Have Met Government Over Fake News Tracing
    Reuters | Friday December 7, 2018
    Misinformation on WhatsApp has led to the lynching of over 30 people since January last year, according to data portal IndiaSpend, prompting technology mister to call on WhatsApp to trace its origins.
    www.gadgets360.com
  • WhatsApp Selects 20 Teams To Curb Fake News Globally, Including In India
    India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday November 13, 2018
    Facebook-owned WhatsApp on Tuesday announced that it has selected 20 research teams worldwide - including experts from India and those of Indian origin -- who will work towards how misinformation spreads and what additional steps the mobile messaging platform could take to curb fake news.
    www.ndtv.com
  • "Lot Of Misinformation In India Spreads On WhatsApp": US Expert
    India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday September 15, 2018
    Media professionals must rely on varied sources to prevent circulation of wrong information, a US digital disinformation expert said on Friday.
    www.ndtv.com
  • WhatsApp Expands Radio Campaign To Curb Fake News To 10 More States
    India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday September 5, 2018
    Stepping up crackdown efforts on the spread of fake news, WhatsApp said today that it is expanding its radio campaign to 10 more states, including Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh and West Bengal.
    www.ndtv.com
  • Fall In Line Or Else..: Government Has A Message For Social Media Chiefs
    India News | Written by Neeta Sharma | Thursday August 30, 2018
    The Centre may take legal action against India-based heads of social media platforms if they do not curb online hate and misinformation, an official said today in an indication that the government is willing to take tough action against platforms like WhatsApp.
    www.ndtv.com
  • How To Block Facebook, WhatsApp When Needed? Centre Asks For Views
    India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday August 7, 2018
    The telecom department has sought views of the industry on technical measures that can be adopted for blocking mobile apps like instagram, Facebook, WhatsApp, Telegram, etc in situations where national security and public order are under threat.
    www.ndtv.com
  • "He Looked Like A Terrorist": The Horror Story Of Karnataka Mob Attack
    India News | Reuters | Monday July 30, 2018
    Karnataka mob lynching: Prime Minister Narendra Modi's administration, which has been facing criticism from opposition parties and the public for failing to do enough to stop the lynchings, has blamed WhatsApp, warning the messaging service of legal action if it did not curb the spread of fake news.
    www.ndtv.com
  • In Madhya Pradesh, Mob Kills Woman Suspecting Her To Be Child Kidnapper
    India News | Reported by Anurag Dwary, Edited by Debjani Chatterjee | Monday July 23, 2018
    A mentally challenged woman was allegedly beaten to death on Saturday, by a mob at Singrauli in Madhya Pradesh, on suspicion of child-theft, after a WhatsApp message about child lifters was circulated by locals said the police.
    www.ndtv.com
  • Why PM Modi Met 5 Top Lieutenants Before No-Trust Vote
    India News | Reported by Akhilesh Sharma, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Friday July 20, 2018
    No-trust motion: Before facing an opposition-backed no-confidence motion in parliament today, Prime Minister Narendra Modi called a meeting with five top BJP leaders -- party president Amit Shah and ministers Rajnath Singh, Sushma Swaraj, Nitin Gadkari and Ananth Kumar.
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  • After Mob Killings, WhatsApp May Restrict Forwards To 5 Chats In India
    India News | Reuters | Friday July 20, 2018
    Facebook Inc's WhatsApp is launching a test to limit forwarding messages that will apply to all users, the messaging app said on Thursday, after Indian authorities sought curbs on spread of rumours that have led to violent incidents.
    www.ndtv.com
  • Centre's Stern Message To WhatsApp Amid Rumour-Fuelled Mob Killings
    India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday July 19, 2018
    As WhatsApp struggles to rein in an epidemic of fake messages that have triggered a spate of mob killings across India, the government today sent it a tough message. WhatsApp, which had responded to the string of violent killings with a move to label forwarded messages and take out full-page newspaper ads, must do more, the centre told the Facebook...
    www.ndtv.com
  • WhatsApp Video Wrongly Identifying Techie As Kidnapper Led To Lynching: Cop
    Karnataka News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday July 17, 2018
    A WhatsApp video wrongly identifying Hyderabad techie Mohammad Azam Usmansab as a child lifter led to his lynching near Bidar on July 13, police said.
    www.ndtv.com
  • Behind Wave Of Fake Mob Killings, Worrying Role Of Local Media
    India News | Written by Ratnadip Choudhury, Shruti Menon, Uma Sudhir | Sunday July 15, 2018
    A journalist in north Maharashtra who created a fake video. Local stringers in Jharkhand and Hyderabad who sent out alarmist messages. A 'lone wolf' in Assam who summoned a mob.
    www.ndtv.com
  • Techie Beaten To Death By Mob In Karnataka After WhatsApp Rumours
    Karnataka News | Reported by Uma Sudhir, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Sunday July 15, 2018
    A 32-year-old software engineer was beaten to death and three others - one of them a Qatar national -- were seriously injured over WhatsApp-driven rumours of child kidnapping in Karnataka's Bidar. The police said the mob frenzy started after the man from Qatar was seen distributing chocolates to local children. The police have arrested 32 people.
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