As per the message, the government will have the authority to track the WhatsApp text messages and the three red ticks will mean the beginning of court proceedings.
The text stated, “Two blue ticks and one red tick means the government can take action against you, while three red ticks will mean that the government has started court proceedings against you.”
Nevertheless, the social media giant has clarified on the same stating that the texts are encrypted between the users under the “end-to-end encryption” and will be controlled by the sender and the recipient only. The third party, including the government, will not have the access to the messages or content in-between.
The forwarded many times labelled messages said, “If a user shares a negative message against the government or on a religious issue, then they will get arrested.”
To bust the myth, the claim is false and it is asked by the government to not pass on the message without checking the facts.