Big Action of WhatsApp: Closed 20 Lakh WhatsApp Accounts in India

Big Action of WhatsApp: Closed 20 Lakh WhatsApp Accounts in India

Oct 3, 2021, 12:50:10 PM Sport

Messaging app WhatsApp has closed the accounts of more than two million users in India in August. This action has been taken against accounts violating India's IT Rules and WhatsApp Terms of Service. This information has come out from the monthly compliance report of WhatsApp released on Tuesday.

3 lakh accounts were closed within 46 days

WhatsApp had closed 3 lakh accounts in India from June 16 to July 31. This action was taken on the basis of 594 complaints. On an average, WhatsApp bans 8 million accounts every month for abuse cases worldwide. See Here: Trending Songs


Action taken on the basis of complaint


20 lakh 70 thousand accounts have been banned for sending automated or bulk messages without permission. According to the report, during August, WhatsApp had received 420 complaints. This included 105 complaints of account support, 222 of ban appeals, 42 of product support, 17 of security and 34 complaints of other support. Read Here:  Latest Sports News


Use of artificial intelligence to prevent abuse


A WhatsApp spokesperson said that the complaints have been given in the user security report. WhatsApp will continue its action to prevent misuse of the platform. Our focus is on preventing spam and unwanted messages on the platform.


WhatsApp has stated in its support page that it registers user complaints through the complaint channel. The messaging app uses artificial intelligence tools and resources to prevent harmful behavior on the platform.


According to the new IT rules, it is necessary to publish the report every month


The Government of India had implemented new IT rules on 26 May. According to these rules, any digital platform with more than 50 lakh users is required to publish a compliance report every month. The complaints received in this report and the action taken based on them will have to be given.


WhatsApp does not read user information


WhatsApp has emphasized that it does not read messages from any user. It is an end-to-end encrypted platform. In this, user information is protected. The platform relies on un-encrypted information available for operation. These include user reports, profile photos, group photos and group descriptions.

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