To tackle Fake News, Whatsapp to Introduce Features to Restrict Forwards to Not More than 5 Chat

Fake News: To tackle Fake News, Whatsapp to Introduce Features to Restrict Forwards to Not More than 5 Chat  

On 22 July, Whatsapp stated that its users in India will not be allowed to foreword more than five chats at once whatsapp will remove quick forward button appears next to media messages, as part of its efforts to reduce circulation of fake news on platform that have even incited mob lynching incidents.   

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Whatsapp has received flake from Central Government overt fake news and false information being circulated on social media, after Supreme Court ruling on mob lynching happened in various states in last few years.