In a bid to curb illegal activity and the spread of fake news, WhatsApp has said it will start suing users.
The Facebook-owned company, a leader in the messaging segment, has announced that anybody engaged in or assisting illegal behavior on the platform and violating its terms of service will face legal action.
WhatsApp will start suing individuals starting December 7
The company has now announced it will sue entities and individuals violating its terms of service in any way.
"Beginning on December 7, 2019", the company said on its FAQ page, "WhatsApp will take legal action against those we determine are engaged in or assisting others in abuse that violates our Terms of Service, such as automated or bulk messaging, or non-personal use."