WhatsApp Adds Telemundo, TelevisaUnivision to Global Fact-Checking Program

The Meta-owned messaging app now tallies over 50 IFCN-certified organizations

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WhatsApp brought some Hispanic media might to its fact-checking arsenal with the addition of Telemundo and TelevisaUnivision.

The Meta-owned messaging application’s global fact-checking program now includes more than 50 organizations using the WhatsApp Business app or Business API (application-programming interface) and certified by the International Fact-Checking Network.

WhatsApp said the partnership it revealed Tuesday is an extension of its previous collaboration with the IFCN, Telemundo and TelevisaUnivision on dual-language chatbot FactChat, which connected people with credible information about the U.S.



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