New Delhi. You all must be using WhatsApp. But if you are thinking of spreading rumors or doing other wrong things with the help of this, then this news is going to warn you. WhatsApp has blocked over 20 lakh Indian accounts. In August, the company received a report related to 420 complaints, acting on which it took this step.
WhatsApp has given this information in its compliance report. At the same time, social media company Facebook took action on 3.17 crore materials in 10 violation categories of rules during the month of August. WhatsApp, in its latest report released on Tuesday, said that it has blocked 20,70,000 Indian accounts during the month of August. WhatsApp had earlier said that more than 95 percent of the accounts that were banned were because of their unauthorized use of bulk messages.
Globally, WhatsApp blocks an average of 8 million accounts every month for misuse of its platform. Apart from this, Facebook said in its compliance report released on Friday that it has processed 31.7 million materials in August 2021. The same Instagram removed or took action on 22 lakh content posted on its platform in nine different categories during this period.
Facebook said it received 904 user reports through its Indian complaints mechanism between August 1-31. Out of this, 754 cases were disposed of. The company said in the report that more than 30 million of these content include content related to spam (2.9 million), violent and bloodshed (2.6 million), adult nudity and sexual activity (20 million), hate speech (242,000), among other issues. .