Lastly, Whatsapp hired a grievance officer for India to tackle fake news. And now, Whatsapp is hunting for a legal head from India to look after and advise the company on regulatory and litigation matters.
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“We can say that this position is equivalent to that of a legal head for WhatsApp in India,” a person familiar with the development told ET.
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“A lot of people have applied for this role and have asked for recommendations,” a second person familiar with the development said. “But it could involve about 10-12 rounds of interviews and finalizing a candidate for the role could take a few months.” WhatsApp had on Monday announced the appointment of Komal Lahiri as the grievance officer for India.
WhatsApp is continuously facing trouble in India after the government in early July told the firm to immediately stop the circulation of “explosive” and “irresponsible” messages, linking such content with a spurt in lynching incidents in India.