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Vindu Goel / New York Times:
How WhatsApp is being used to spread misinformation, share fake polls, and exacerbate religious divides ahead of national elections in India   —  MANGALORE, India — Waving a giant saffron flag, Pranav Bhat last week joined a political rally for Prime Minister Narendra Modi and India's ruling party …
May 14, 2018, 7:15 PMIn context
Ben Smith / BuzzFeed:
Zuckerberg says Facebook is already ranking news organizations based on trust, will invest billions to fight fake news, remains committed to WhatsApp encryption   —  Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said Tuesday that the company has already begun to implement a system that ranks news organizations based …
May 1, 2018, 8:25 PMIn context
Pranav Dixit / BuzzFeed:
How WhatsApp's intimacy and immediacy have greatly increased the spread of misinformation in India, its largest market   —  At 8 p.m. on Nov. 8, India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi unexpectedly banned 86% of the country's legal tender from circulation.  The goal was to wipe out “black money” …
Jan 20, 2017, 4:05 AMIn context

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