Facebook-owned instant messaging app Whatsapp’s payment service is set to launch in India, but the company has already been accused of abusing its rights. The matter is being investigated by the Competition Commission of India (CCI). A case was registered against WhatsApp in mid-March in which an investigation has now been launched.
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According to the news agency, Facebook has been accused of abusing its hold in the digital world by taking its Whatsapp payments. The report says that Facebook wants to monopolize the digital payment sector and for this it wants to abuse its dominance. The complaint has been made by a lawyer, although his identity has not yet been revealed.
inquiry order against whatsapp in india The matter is currently being investigated by the CCI, although it is in the early stages but if the commission feels that Facebook is actually abusing its supremacy to strengthen its grip on WhatsApp payments, WhatsApp’s payment service could be in trouble.
Inquiry order against Whatsapp in India, a big scandal in the digital sector
The company has made all the preparations for the WhatsApp payment service. Let
me tell you, Whatsapp has about 400 million users in India, which is more than any other country.
Let me tell you, WhatsApp started beta testing of Whatsapp in the year 2018. About 1 million people are testing the WhatsApp payment service in India, but its official launch is still two years away. Facebook has recently partnered with Geo. Under which WhatsApp payment is to be used for payment in Geo Mart.