A man holds a mobile phone displaying a fake message shared on WhatsApp. Photo: Bloomberg A man holds a mobile phone displaying a fake message shared on WhatsApp. Photo: Bloomberg
A man holds a mobile phone displaying a fake message shared on WhatsApp. Photo: Bloomberg

India’s lynching app: who is using WhatsApp as a murder weapon?

Social media disseminates ‘fake news’, stoking ethnic and religious hatred for an ill-informed public

Topic |   India
A man holds a mobile phone displaying a fake message shared on WhatsApp. Photo: Bloomberg A man holds a mobile phone displaying a fake message shared on WhatsApp. Photo: Bloomberg
A man holds a mobile phone displaying a fake message shared on WhatsApp. Photo: Bloomberg
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