WhatsApp reveals it banned 2 million Indian users in first compliance report

Over 95% of these bans between 15 May and 15 June are because of unauthorized use of automated or bulk messaging

WhatsApp reveals it banned 2 million Indian users in first compliance report

Over 95% of these bans between 15 May and 15 June are because of unauthorized use of automated or bulk messaging.

Messaging platform WhatsApp banned two million Indian accounts for abusing the platform’s services between 15 May and 15 June, the company said in its first compliance report published under India’s new IT rules.

More than 95% of these bans are because of unauthorized use of automated or bulk messaging, the company said on Thursday. The compliance report will be published every 30-45 days from now on.