WhatsApp is the most used messaging application.
It’s now an integral aspect to our daily lives. From morning text messages to good evening messages the day begins with WhatsApp and closes with the same.
It is used by all ages, from school-going children to elderly people to share information.
It doesn’t matter if it’s a personal communication or for office work, WhatsApp has emerged as an excellent medium for sharing messages, audio and video content.
Since WhatsApp having become the largest frequently used messaging platform worldwide there is a higher risk of cyberattacks and fraud has also increased.
As time goes by WhatsApp has been aware of this and has taken note of it.
There’s a specific kind of content strictly forbidden to be shared on WhatsApp.
Sharing this kind of content could put you in big troubles and could be in prison.
Here’s the four kinds of content that should be avoided if posted on WhatsApp.
Certain people set up WhatsApp Groups to send adult content to members.
They share such content regularly. However, sharing adult content via WhatsApp is a legal issue.
If a participant in the group files complaints about it and the person who shared the content could end up in prison.
Sharing copyrighted material of an original work to an organization or via a personal chat can come with a challenge.
If someone is aware that copyrighted content is shared and file a complaint over it, then there can be legal consequences.
Anyone who shares the copyrighted content may be faced with massive damages which he/she will be required to pay.
N Otorious MMS
Making an MMS for someone, then sharing it via WhatsApp and harassing the person is considered to be a crime.
Inviting someone to share it on WhatsApp and forwarding the messages to other people could result in jail time.
The sending of any video or text that is linked to terrorist activity in the WhatsApp group is considered a crime.
The person who is sharing the content could be in prison since the government has an eye on the content with the security of the nation in mind.