That’s why WhatsApp banned 6.6 million accounts in India

Last Updated on July 3, 2024 9:24 am

WhatsApp, owned by Meta, banned 6.62 million accounts in India last May for violating Indian laws. Among them, about 12 lakh 55 thousand accounts have been actively banned without any report.

According to WhatsApp, this step has been taken keeping in mind the community standards of the platform and the protection of users in accordance with the IT Act of India.

WhatsApp also stated that their main goal is to reduce the exchange of harmful and unwanted messages using WhatsApp in India. The US company also said that they will continue their work for this purpose.

Earlier, WhatsApp banned millions of accounts on various allegations. Among them, 6.728 thousand accounts were banned in January, 7.628 thousand in February, 8 million in March and more than 71 lakh in April.

India is WhatsApp’s largest market. The world’s most populous country has more than 55 million WhatsApp users. The Indian IT Act requires social media to publish a monthly report every month.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *