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How to verify fake news on WhatsApp? Check out these 10 numbers to seek information

WhatsApp several fact-checking tools that helps users from differentiating fake news from real news. 

How to verify fake news on WhatsApp? Check out these 10 numbers to seek information

New Delhi: WhatsApp is one of the most popular instant messaging platform in India, though on the lopside the platform is also widely used to spread fake news and misinformation.

It is in this context that the Meta owned company has several fact-checking tools that helps users from differentiating fake news from real news. WhatsApp has 10 fact-checking tipline for Indian users which will play a vital role in cross-checking facts and truths behind viral messages amid the ongoing elections in the country. (Also read: GTA 5 new-gen version releasing on March 15, check India price for PS5, Xbox)

Users can use the following tiplines for users to verify information or news on WhatsApp

-AFP +91 95999 73984
-Boom +91 77009-06111 / +91 77009-06588
-Fact Crescendo +91 90490 53770
-Factly ​​+91 92470 52470
-India Today +91 7370-007000
-Newschecker +91 99994 99044
-Newsmobile +91 11 7127 9799
-Quint Webqoof +91 96436 51818
-The Healthy Indian Project +91 85078 85079
-Vishvas News +91 92052 70923 / +91 95992 99372

These tiplines can tell you the authenticity of a certain new, misleading content, photos, videos, and even voice recordings. The facility is available in English and 11 Indian languages.

 

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