Meta-owned WhatsApp bans 2.3 Mn Indian accounts in July 2022

Meta-owned messaging platform WhatsApp has banned 2.3 Mn Indian accounts in the month of July for violating guidelines and norms. Of this, 1.4 Mn accounts were proactively blocked by the messaging app whilst the remaining 971K accounts were reported by the users. The cited information is a part of WhatsApp’s compliance report that the messaging platform publishes every month in accordance with the IT Rules, 2021.