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RSS FeedsWhatsApp puts limits on message forwarding to curb COVID-19 misinformation
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7 april 2020 14:29:42

 
WhatsApp puts limits on message forwarding to curb COVID-19 misinformation
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Starting today, WhatsApp messages can only be forwarded to one chat at a time. What you need to know WhatsApp is tackling the spread of misinformation on its platform by putting limits on message forwarding. Starting today, users can only forward messages to one chat at a time. WhatsApp is also teaming up with local governments and NGOs over a coronavirus information hub. Last week, I wrote about how the message forwarding feature in WhatsApp was being used to spread misinformation on COVID-19, and suggested the platform disable message forwarding entirely. WhatsApp is now putting severe limits on message forwards during this crisis. You can only forward messages to one chat at a time, with WhatsApp noting that it is enforcing the change to limit the spread of fake content on the service: Last year we introduced users to the concept of messages that have been forwarded many times. These messages are labeled with double arrows to indicate they did not originate from a clos...


 
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