Thursday, February 27, 2020

Whatsapp restricts upto 5 messages forwarding worldwide

Featured

US official: Corona’s outbreak will not change China’s commitment to buy US goods

A senior US Treasury official said on Thursday that the US government expects China to fulfill its commitment to...

China: Corona virus death toll rises to 2239, and 75,567 infections

China’s National Health Committee announced on Friday that it has received reports of 889 new confirmed cases of the...

A major reshuffle in the British Government

Several British government ministers have been fired in a drastic reshuffle by Prime Minister Boris Johnson. The list includes...
Zubair Yaqoob
Zubair Yaqoob
The author has diversified experience in investigative journalism. He is Chief content editor at wnobserver.com He can be reached at: [email protected]
Users of WhatsApp applications around the world can only extend messages to five recipients at one time, the company has taken the measures against ‘misinformation and rumors’, the executive said.

 

“We limit only five messages worldwide starting from January 21 evening,” said Victori Grand’s vice president of communications and communications at a ceremony in Jakarta.

 

Previously, the app users could extend the message to 20 individuals or groups.

 

The five recipient limits were extended to the rest of the world after it imposed the action in India last July later the spread of rumors in social media that led to murder and attempted murder.

 

WhatsApp, which has 1.5 billion users, is trying to find a way to stop the abuse of the app, following global concerns that it is used to spread false news, manipulate pictures, video without context, and fake audio, with no way to monitor the origin of the news.

 

WhatsApp will release updates to activate the new message extension limit, which is already implemented, said its communications chief Carl Wong.

 

Android users have started receiving updates followed by iOS users.

 

 

Zubair Yaqoob
Zubair Yaqoob
The author has diversified experience in investigative journalism. He is Chief content editor at wnobserver.com He can be reached at: [email protected]

Latest News

Breaking: Malaysian PM Dr Mahathir submits resignation to the King

Dr Mahathir Mohamad has sent his resignation letter as Prime Minister of Malaysia today. According to the Prime Minister's Office,...

Trump adviser Roger Stone sentenced to 3 years in prison for lying

A federal judge issued a ruling on Thursday against Roger Stone, a longtime adviser to US President Donald Trump, to three years and four...

US official: Corona’s outbreak will not change China’s commitment to buy US goods

A senior US Treasury official said on Thursday that the US government expects China to fulfill its commitment to purchase more US goods under...

Voting begins in Iran’s parliamentary elections

The Iranians began voting on Friday in a parliamentary election that is unlikely to change Tehran's troubled relations with the United States, after excluding...

Austrian Parliament: There is no place for ISIS operatives in the country

Herbert Kickel, head of the Parliamentary Bloc of the Freedom Party (the third largest Austrian party), confirmed that anyone who joined the terrorist group...

Related News