WhatsApp join hands with WHO, Fact-Checkers to tackle Coronavirus Fake News


In an attempt to curb the spread of fake news related to coronavirus pandemic, WhatsApp recently announced the launch of the ‘WhatsApp Coronavirus Information Hub’ in partnership with the WHO, UNICEF & UNDP.


WhatsApp has also floated $1 Mn to Florida-based Poynter Institute’s International Fact-Checking Network. The fund will be used to support fact-checking for the #CoronaVirusFacts Alliance, which has a presence in 100 locations across 45 countries.

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