Initiative Name: SMS Cum Whatsapp Breaking News Service
Organization: Digital Goa
Digital Goa’s SMS-cum-WhatsApp Breaking News Service is a news service deployed and delivered through social media, which has been authentically delivering information for the past 14 years. The application has four components: major news flashes, event listing, news bulletins and a roundup of 8-9 special stories by major English news channels. The subscribers receive news as and when it happens, while on the go, such as an accident; crime or a political developments. Extensive verification done from Digital Goa’s end ensures that the end users are saved from spam and fake news. It was launched in 2005 and has cultivated a subscriber base of over 25 thousand people and holds the position of a finalist at Manthan Award in 2009 & SM4E Award.