WhatsApp Limits Number Of Times A User Can Forward A Message To 5 In Attempt To Fight Fake News

Social messaging app WhatsApp has said it is limiting the number of times a user can forward a message to five in an attempt to fight fake news and the spread of rumours.

The change was announced on Monday during an event in Jakarta, two months before Indonesia, where WhatsApp is used extensively, holds its general elections. The announcement was made by WhatsApp vice president for policy and communications Victoria Grand. Grand said:

We’re imposing a limit of five messages all over the world as of today

Previously, a WhatsApp user could forward a message to 20 individuals or groups.

More: Al Jazeera

Satisfaction survey
How likely is it that you would recommend Pindula News to a friend or colleague?
SuggestionsHow can we improve?
You have already submitted your feedback. If you would like to add more feedback please write us on hello@pindula.com.

RSS Recent Pindula Profiles

Comments

Back to top

Write a Comment

Your email address will not be published.