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WhatsApp took a major step in terms of user privacy


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Last Updated on 22/11/2021 by Riya

WhatsApp has removed over 2 million accounts from its platform due to non-compliance with rules. WhatsApp stated this information in its latest compliance report released today. WhatsApp took this measure for the safety of its users. According to WhatsApp spokesperson,

“This user-safety report contains details of the user complaints received and the corresponding action taken by WhatsApp as well as WhatsApp’s own preventive actions to combat abuse on our platform”

Many fake messages were sent through WhatsApp due to which the company was criticized a lot. Keeping this in mind the social messaging platform has decided to ban those accounts that are actively sending fake messages to the users to mislead them.

The company has invested a significant amount in Artificial Intelligence to safeguard users’ privacy. WhatsApp had received around 560 reports in the categories of account support, ban appeal, other support/ product support, and security in September.

WhatsApp had also removed over 2 million accounts in august to comply with the new Indian IT rules that came into effect in May 2021.

Riya is a technology enthusiast and an avid researcher. She writes about consumer tech, hacking, and technology consumer issues at TheDigitalHacker.
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