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WhatsApp limits message forwarding to combat fake news spreading

Deutsche Welle Tuesday, 22 January 2019 ()
WhatsApp limits message forwarding to combat fake news spreadingThe Facebook-owned messaging service is limiting the number of times a user can forward a message. The company has been trying to limit the spreading of fake news and other misuses of the service.
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Facebook’s WhatsApp messenger service is globally limiting the number of times a user can forward a message to five, in a bid to fight “misinformation and rumors”, company executives said. Jillian Kitchener reports.

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