WhatsApp may Ban You For These Reasons – Do Check here

WhatsApp may Ban You For These Reasons – Do Check here

WhatsApp recently announced that it has banned over 20 lakh accounts in India from using its services in the month of October 2021. It had earlier banned over 30.27 lakh Indian accounts for violating its terms of service. As mandated by the new IT rules in India-Intermediary Guidelines and Digital Media Ethics Code) Rules, 2021- WhatsApp publishes monthly reports on what action it takes in response to grievances received from WhatsApp users in India.

The Meta-owned messaging app has the highest user base in India and also WhatsApp happens to be the largest messaging app in the country- more popular than SMS. After WhatsApp became a major platform for the spread of misinformation and fake news in India leading to several law and order incidents including riots, the platform has taken several steps to prevent its misuse. These include steps like promoting users to report issues and also taking measures to alert people about possible fake news and forwarded spam messages.

While WhatsApp messages are end-to-end encrypted, it doesn’t mean users can get away with anything as WhatsApp keeps track of several meta data. WhatsApp, on its official website, clearly states that it will ban accounts if they find any user violating its “Terms of Service.”

As per WhatsApp’s “Terms of Service”, doing these 8 things may trigger the platform to ban your account. Also, for certain offences, WhatsApp may even provide user’s meta data to the police for legal action including arrests.

1. WhatsApp will ban you if you impersonate someone and a create a fake account of another person

WhatsApp has clear guidelines against impersonation. It states that WhatsApp accounts will be banned if it’s found that you have created an account for someone else and “impersonated someone”.

2. If someone is not on your contact list and if you send too many messages….Read More>>


Source:- techiyogiz