We know that WhatsApp is always trying new functions and, although it is not always right, the reality is that this has not stopped it. Now he’s going for a new one that would be designed to prevent users from consuming false information. Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter are the platforms where the fakest news is spread, according to a survey.WhatsApp is working on a function that protects the platform from this type of information. It is estimated that by 2020, most people will consume more fake news than real news. We know that WhatsApp is always United-Arab-Emirates Mobile Database trying new functions and, although it is not always right, the reality is that this has not stopped it. Now he’s going for a new one that would be designed to prevent users from consuming false information. The news fake there long, however, for a couple of years is a term that has become popular due to their proliferation on social networks, media, and their possible effect on critical issues such as elections in some countries. It is an issue that has had an important impact on the digital world; Google, Facebook,
Twitter and YouTube are usually scenarios where false information is spread for different purposes: propaganda, influencing public opinion, or fraud users. The platform owned by Facebook is aware that many times it has been used to spread false information, in Mexico we had a case when the gasoline shortage, just to name one of the multiple cases. Apparently, he is taking action on the matter and working on a system that would be focused on helping users determine if the images that are exchanged are legitimate or false. According to WABetaInfo, this “image search” function is found in WhatsApp update 2.19.73 and the way it would work Brother Cell Phone List would be by allowing the image received to be loaded into Google to search for other similar or the same, the purpose would be to provide information to the user to more accurately judge whether the file he received is real, tampered with or fake. As school happens in the reports that the site spreads, the function is not yet available and from the messaging app, there is no official information on when it would be. However, we know that the source usually has previews and analyses of many beta versions of WhatsApp before they are officially released.
Facebook is one of the platforms that has been most affected and magnetized by the issue of fake news, it is enough to remember the presidential elections in the United States, hence it has taken various actions. This has been replicated on Instagram and it seems like the next step is WhatsApp.Although the messaging app is not among the main social platforms most affected by fake news, unlike Facebook (48 percent), YouTube (20 percent), and Twitter (15 percent), according to the Users’ perspective, according to a survey carried out in the United States by the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism, the reality is that it is not free from this problem. So, the idea of the function to verify images is logical, we have already referred to how messaging applications are the next field in which brands will dispute the attention of the consumer, so creating a safe environment should be a priority.Especially if we look at the projections of Gartner, which in its report ‘Technology predictions for 2018’ warns that by 2022, most people in mature economies will consume more false information than real news.