WhatsApp Admits Illegal Mass Messaging Used in Brazil’s 2018 Elections

The platform also denounces public groups in the platform that are accessed through links, urging users not to join these groups.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - WhatsApp admitted for the first time that the Brazilian election of 2018 used massive messaging, with automated systems hired from companies.

"There was activity by companies that provide massive messaging in last year's Brazilian election, which violated our terms of use, to reach a large number of people," said . . .

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