WhatsApp Account Ban: WhatsApp banned 14.26 lakh Indian accounts in February

Chennai: WhatsApp banned more than 1.4 million Indian accounts in February, according to their ninth User Safety Monthly report published on Friday. The Meta-owned messaging app banned more than 1.8 million accounts in January.

The company said it has invested in artificial intelligence and other cutting-edge technology, data scientists and experts and processes to keep users safe on the platform.

The company said it had received 194 sanctions appeals through its grievance redressal mechanism, of which 19 were ‘accounts processed’, meaning the company took remedial action based on the report. This indicates either the banning of an account or the reinstatement of an account already banned as a result of the complaint.

The company said in its report, “In addition to responding to and responding to user complaints through the complaints channel, WhatsApp also deploys tools and resources to prevent harmful behavior on the platform. We specifically focus on prevention.” Concentrating.”

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WhatsApp said it enables users to block contacts and report problematic content and contacts from within the app. “We pay close attention to user feedback and engage with experts to help prevent misinformation, promote cyber security, and maintain electoral integrity,” the company said.

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