Malaysia tops WhatsApp news usage


  • Nation
  • Sunday, 10 Sep 2017

WhatsApp has already started a pilot programme that would feature a green badge next to a business contact, indicating that the business was verified by the messaging service.

PETALING JAYA: Malaysia is the global leader for WhatsApp news usage, according to a report.

The Digital News Report 2017 by the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism at Oxford University said 51% of news consumers in Malaysia use WhatsApp to find, share or discuss news in a given week.

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