WhatsApp limit the forwarded message up to five chats.
WhatsApp have updated there forwarded message policy and it is now up to 5 chats.WhatsApp forwarded limit has now been changed to 5 chats in India. this means you will only be able to forward a message to 5 contest either in groups or in individual contacts.
WhatsApp announce the big update about the forwarding message policy and it is up to five chats forward message. it means if you want to forward a message on your WhatsApp contacts then we you will be forward a message only five contract at a time.
WhatsApp has started rolling the 5 chat limits for forwards in India. it had announced this week in July in order to help check the spread of fake news and information on the platform.
The Facebook owned messaging app is facing scrutiny in India,after reports that viral video messages Shared on the app resulted in Lynching violence in some part of country.
Globally WhatsApp will restrict the number of forwards to 20 chats, in India it is testing a lower limits of 5 chats, According to News Agency IANS, WhatsApp confirm that it has begun rolling out it’s forwarding messages limits in India which is its bigger market at 200 millions user.
With The Indian government talking tough on WhatsApp failure to check the spread of fake and provocative content and its platform, the instant messaging service on 8 August said that it has begin rolling out its forward message limit to 5 chat for over 200 million user in India.
In addition, the instant messaging app also published a new video to educate its users saying its expanding its user education campaign on how to spot fake news and hoaxes.
This week WhatsApp is publishing a new video that explains the importance of the forward level and calls users to double check the facts when you are not sure who creates the original message, said the company.
People forward more messages ,photos and video in India than any other country in the world.
Globally the company allows user to forward for up to 20 chats.
This 20 chats including groups and individuals.
WhatsApp had said that with these features there will be less spread of false messages, fake news,hoaxes.
As it is known that few day ago WhatsApp has enrolled a new feature that if you found a message and if that message is an forwarded message then I forwarded sign is included on that message.
WhatsApp said that with new changes which it will continue to evaluate will help keep WhatsApp the way it was designed to be a privacy messaging app.
“we are deeply committed to your safety and privacy which is why WhatsApp is end to end encrypted and will continue to improve our app with features like this one” it said in an earlier statement.
The Cellular operators Association of India ( COAI) however, said that the government should look for more effective steps to curb fake news and maintain public order instead of blocking mobile applications.