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WhatsApp introduces new limits on forwarding messages to stop spread of fake news

1 month ago   |   By Evening Standard

Messages that have been forwarded more than five times will receive a new double arrow icon
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Coronavirus: WhatsApp to limit message forwarding to tackle misinformation

Coronavirus: WhatsApp to limit message forwarding to tackle misinformation

1 month ago   |   By Wessexfm

WhatsApp is introducing a new limit on message forwarding to tackle the spread of misinformation, its parent company Facebook has announced.
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WhatsApp finally cracks down on message forwarding to stop misinformation

WhatsApp finally cracks down on message forwarding to stop misinformation

1 month ago   |   By TechRadar

WhatsApp has announced new limitations on message forwarding, specifically intended to stop the spread of misinformation about coronavirus. The new rule applies specifically to 'frequently forwarded messages', which have been forwarded more than five times and are identified with a double arrow icon.
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This isn't the first time WhatsApp has stepped in to stem the flow of misinformation; in January 2019 , it imposed a rule that messages could only be forwarded to five different users or groups. However, it's...
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WhatsApp limits forwarded messages to stop the spread of fake news

WhatsApp limits forwarded messages to stop the spread of fake news

1 month ago   |   By Pocket-lint

WhatsApp has announced a move to limit forwarded messages as it seeks to limit its role in the spread of fake news around the current global situation and other issues. There's a new limit so that so-called "frequently forwarded messages" can only be forwarded to one chat at a time. This does not include messages that you've created or have been created by close contacts and is aimed primarily at messages that are going viral.
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Last year, the app began indicating to users messages that have been forwarded many times using a "double...
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WhatsApp to limit message forwarding to stop spread of disinformation

1 month ago   |   By Belfast telegraph

WhatsApp has introduced new stricter limits on message forwarding in a bid to spot the spread of disinformation.
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