Do you want to fight against Fake news in Whatsapp and earn some cool cash? Here is your chance, Whatsapp is ready to pay up to $ 50,000 to fight against false news.
WhatsApp is planning to research the problem to see what solutions are possible. Fortunately, Whatsapp has been in the limelight for the past weeks, months, from the recent rolling out of updates, to countries intervening with social admins and many others.
WhatsApp is commissioning a competitive set of awards to researchers interested in exploring issues that are related to misinformation on WhatsApp.
The WhatsApp Research Awards will provide funding for independent research proposals that are designed to be shared with WhatsApp, Facebook, and wider scholarly and policy communities.
It is particularly seeking researchers from countries where WhatsApp is a prominent medium of communication, such as India, Brazil, Indonesia, Mexico, and so on.
In order to allow investigators to deepen and expand their research portfolio, WhatsApp added a monetary awards of up to $50,000 (roughly Rs. 34.5 lakh) per research proposal. And everything will begin from 12th of August.