BENGALORE: In a recent report of July 2022, the largest messaging app WhatsApp banned 2.39 million Indian accounts.
In recent report of largest messaging app of the world, the WhatsApp has declared that it has banned more than 2.4 million Indian accounts in July 2022. Remember that this is the highest so far this year, the Meta-owned popular instant messaging app said late on Thursday.
This was issued in the monthly report of Meta-owned famous messaging app in July 2022. It is to be kept in mind that the Asian nation’s has further stricter IT laws have made it necessary for large digital platforms to publish compliance reports on monthly basis.
Draft regulations that were made public in June suggested creating a panel to hear user appeals and said that major social media messaging platforms must permit the identify of the initial author of material if ordered to do so by courts.
1.42 million of the blocked accounts were “proactively banned,” meaning they were suspended without user complaints.
According to the social media platform, a number of accounts were blocked based on complaints received through the business’s grievances channel and the tools and resources it employs to identify such offences. WhatsApp received a total of 574 reports of complaints in July.
The messaging app, which has previously come under fire for promoting false information and hate speech both within India and outside the world, removed 2.21 million accounts in June.