Messaging app Telegram on Friday signed an settlement to be a part of a programme created by Brazil’s Electoral Court to fight misinformation forward of the nation’s presidential election in October, the court docket mentioned on its web site.
Telegram was the one remaining main messaging and social community app that had not but closed a partnership with the court docket.
“The purpose of the partnership is to fight fake content related to the Electoral Justice, the electronic voting system, the electoral process in its different phases and the actors involved in it,” mentioned the court docket’s notice.
On Thursday, Telegram’s native consultant Alan Campos Elias Thomaz mentioned he would ship the proposal to the corporate’s executives, including that the app is dedicated to combating “fake news.”
The app was suspended by Brazil’s Supreme Court final week for non-compliance, however the measure was revoked on Sunday.
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