PIB Fact Check of Viral News: In today’s time every person has access to mobile phone and internet. In such a situation, most people depend on the Internet and social media for any information. Many times such claims also start going viral on social media, then they are wrong. In such a situation, sharing any information without cross-verifying can be harmful. With this, you can make yourself and others a victim of fake news. PIB keeps on taking steps from time to time to fact-check this fake news.
Recently, a claim is becoming increasingly viral on social media that the government has given a guideline to WhatsApp. In this guideline, there has been talk of monitoring the personal messages of the people. PIB has fact-checked this message, which is becoming increasingly viral on social media.
PIB shared the information by tweeting
Let us tell you that PIB Fact Check has fact-checked the claim of the message going viral on social media that now the government will monitor people’s WhatsApp. In its fact check, PIB has found this claim to be completely misleading. PIB has given information by tweeting from its official Twitter handle, ‘The Central Government has not issued any such guideline to WhatsApp.
️This message is #FAKE
️The Government has released no such guideline pic.twitter.com/vSbGXESmce
— PIB Fact Check (@PIBFactCheck) August 22, 2022
Along with this, if the message is delivered to someone, then a single tick appears. At the same time, after reading the message, two blue ticks appear. On the other hand, if you want that no one can read the message read by you, then you can put privacy on it.
What was claimed in Fake Circulation
Let us tell you that it is being claimed on social media that if the government keeps an eye on your WhatsApp, then in such a situation 3 ticks are seen on the message sent to you. On the other hand, if you see two blue ticks and 1 red tick, then the government has taken action against you. At the same time, it is also being claimed that if you see one blue tick and 2 red ticks, then the government is screening your data. At the same time, you can get summons from the court on three red ticks. Let us tell you that there is absolutely no truth in the above claims and the government does not screen anyone’s WhatsApp.
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