Written By:- Vikas Jha
WhatsApp to introduce updated feature related to forwarded messages
WhatsApp is ready to provide a new feature in its app called ‘frequently forwarded’ for its consumers in India. This new feature will aid a user recognize a message that has been forwarded numerous times. WhatsApp has been testing the ‘frequently forwarded’ feature for a while.
As per the reports, WhatsApp will alert consumers forwarding a message with the text “This message will be marked as forwarded many times”. The new WhatsApp update will be applicable on text, image, video and audio messages. The updated feature is aimed to tackle bogus news and mushrooming of fake news on its stage.
The frequently forwarded notification will display for messages that have been forwarded more than five times. However, WhatsApp will not provide the precise figure of times a message has been forwarded. The number of times a message has been forwarded is end-to-end encrypted, as per the company sources.
It is still in its testing phase and will take some time to make inroads to your mobile phones.