To increase its engagement against false information, and to be accessible to the greatest number, The world launches a discussion thread on WhatsApp available for free. Users who want to receive a daily selection of verified news, practical information, tips to share with loved ones.
They can also ask their questions to the editor, leave their testimonies and report messages that they consider questionable for us to verify.
To access this free edition, you must have the WhatsApp application downloaded on your smartphone. Then follow these three steps:
- Click on this link from your smartphone, which will redirect you to the “World” WhatsApp account.
- Send the message “Hello, I want to access the new WhatsApp service of the World. “: It is preregistered, you just have to send it!
- Save our phone number in your directory, it is essential to receive our messages.
Information concerning your personal data:
Your registration for this service leads The world, data controller, to keep your phone number to give you access to the information thread published by The world relating to the Covid-19 epidemic or respond to a discussion you may wish to initiate. Your data is not transmitted to any third party, except for the technical providers of the World. They are only kept for the life of this feed or until you unsubscribe from the service, which you can request at any time by sending the message “STOP”.
In accordance with the law of January 6, 1978 amended and the European regulation of April 27, 2016, you have the right to access, modify, portability, delete and object to the processing of information concerning you. You can exercise these rights with the Data Protection Officer – 80, boulevard Auguste-Blanqui, 75013 Paris. For any further information or complaint: www.cnil.fr.