WhatsApp offers tips to spot fake news | The Daily Star
12:00 AM, July 20, 2018 / LAST MODIFIED: 01:25 AM, July 20, 2018

WhatsApp offers tips to spot fake news

The hugely popular WhatsApp messaging service began a week-long publicity campaign in Pakistan Wednesday offering tips to spot fake news, days before the country holds a general election.

"Together we can fight false information," says the full-page ad in Dawn, Pakistan's leading English-language daily, listing ten tips on differentiating rumours from fact.

WhatsApp also announced the implementation in the country of a new feature allowing recipients to see if a message is original or forwarded.

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Grameenphone and Robi:
Type START <space> BR and send SMS it to 2222

Banglalink:
Type START <space> BR and send SMS it to 2225

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