New Delhi. Whatsapp banned more than 19 lakh Indian accounts in May. The messaging app took action based on complaints received from users. The Meta-owned messaging platform said that it has banned these WhatsApp accounts under the new IT Rules of 2021. By the way, this is not the first time that WhatsApp has blocked WhatsApp account. The company has taken such action many times before.
Whatsapp said in a statement that in recent years we have invested heavily in artificial intelligence and other modern technologies. In addition, our data scientists and experts are constantly dedicated to making users safe on our platform. Explain that under the new IT rules, all digital platforms with more than 50 lakh users will be required to publish compliance reports every month. Apart from this, it is also mandatory to give details of the information about the complaints received from the users.
Why is the account blocked?
According to the company, if someone shares illegal, obscene, defamatory, threatening, intimidating or harassing, hateful or provocative content on their WhatsApp, then their account is banned. Apart from this, even if a user violates the terms and conditions of the company, his account can be banned.
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16.6 accounts were banned in April
Also in early April, WhatsApp had banned the accounts of 16.6 lakh Indians. The company said in a statement that it received 528 complaint reports in May and took action on 24 cases. At the same time, in April, WhatsApp received 844 complaint reports, of which it took action in 123 cases. At the same time, also in March, the platform had banned more than 18 lakh such accounts in the country. In March, WhatsApp received 597 complaint reports and the company took action on 74 accounts.
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PUBLISHED FOR THE FIRST TIME : July 02, 2022, 09:43 IST