New Delhi, June 1: In an effort to combat the growing concern of spam calls and messages, Meta-owned WhatsApp has introduced a cutting-edge global security center. This online resource aims to equip users with vital knowledge and tools to shield themselves against spammers and unwanted contact.
With the security center, WhatsApp seeks to raise awareness about essential safety measures and built-in product features that empower users to regain control over their safety and privacy. Available in multiple languages including English, Hindi, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Kannada, Bengali, Marathi, Urdu, and Gujarati, the center caters to diverse user preferences.
India, in particular, has been grappling with an influx of scam calls and fake messages from unknown sources, mostly originating from African and Southeast Asian countries. WhatsApp has taken prompt action, leveraging its advanced artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) systems to significantly reduce such incidents. The platform’s commitment to combatting online threats has been further emphasized through the launch of the “Stay Safe with WhatsApp” safety campaign, aimed at empowering users with the knowledge to protect themselves.
The company emphasizes the importance of end-to-end encryption as a fundamental defense against scammers and fraudsters. WhatsApp remains dedicated to continuously enhancing safety and privacy measures, striving to provide users with innovative solutions and steadfast protection.
As WhatsApp’s user base in India surpasses 500 million, the introduction of the security center signifies the platform’s commitment to safeguarding its vast community. With this groundbreaking initiative, users can now navigate the digital realm with confidence and peace of mind.
Stay protected and informed – explore WhatsApp’s new security center today!