Facebook’s WhatsApp is launching a feature to limit the message forwarding limit that will apply to all users, the messaging application said on Thursday, after many cases of circulating of fake news in India.
WhatsApp said for India, it will likewise test a lower limit of five chats and will remove the quick forward button alongside media messages. Indians forward more messages, photographs and videos as compared to any other country.
Yesterday, government gave a notice to Whatsapp to find solutions to reduce the circulation of fake news in India.
Whatsapp before said that they laucnhed a new safety feature that labels the forwarded messages and controls group conversations.