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WhatsApp ‘Safety in India’ resource hub announced, aims to create awareness around online safety

Highlights

  • WhatsApp has launched a dedicated ‘Safety in India’ resource hub
  • It aims to build online safety awareness among the users
  • The resource hub has information around various topics

WhatsApp ‘Safety in India’ resource hub has been launched. As the name suggests, it is a dedicated place that highlights a host of safety features and processes on the messaging platform. 

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Safety on the internet is paramount in today’s digitally connected world. With the resource hub, WhatsApp aims to create awareness around online safety and enable users to take control of their privacy when using the messaging service. India has more than 400 million WhatsApp users. 

WhatsApp introduces ‘Safety in India’ resource hub

WhatsApp Safety in India

The resource hub explores various topics around product features, preventing abuse, addressing misinformation, promoting cybersecurity, clarifications and helpful information. The product features outline a host of features available at a user’s disposal on the messaging platform. These include two-step verification, forward limits, disappearing messages, view once, and more. WhatsApp says that it has built India-specific processes to help prevent the spread of misinformation and any form of abuse. 

WhatsApp users can access the ‘Safety in India’ resource hub by visiting this link. It has everything about the aforementioned topics in detail. The information will also help people to stay aware and updated on online safety. 

Abhijit Bose, WhatsApp India Head said in a statement,  ‘Safety of our users is at the core of everything we do at WhatsApp. Over the years we have made significant product changes to help enhance user security and privacy. Besides continuous product innovations, we have also consistently invested in state-of-the-art technology, artificial intelligence, data scientists, experts, and in processes, to support user safety. We hope this Safety in India resource will equip users with the information they need to safeguard their privacy and navigate the internet safely 

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