TV campaign launched
By Our Correspondent, 04/12/2018, New Delhi

WhatsApp on Monday launched its first-ever TV campaign in India as part of its efforts to address the challenge of misinformation and pernicious rumours.

The Facebook owned company has been facing flak for the misuse of its platform.The popular messaging platform earlier launched two phases of a radio campaign to create awareness among  users.

The first phase of the campaign was kicked off on August 29 with ads across 46 radio stations of the All India Radio (AIR) in states like Bihar, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh.The second phase of the campaign started on

September 5 with radio ads across 83 AIR radio stations in Assam, Tripura, West Bengal, Gujarat, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana, Orissa and Tamil Nadu.