The number one instant messaging platform WhatsApp has launched a new feature to tackle the spread of Fake news. This new feature will basically highlight a forwarded message. Now the receiver will know if the messages was actually composed by the sender or a simple random forwarded message.
Following calls around the world to stop the bane of fake news, WhatsApp made the big announcement on Tuesday via their official blog.
“Starting today, WhatsApp will indicate which messages you receive, have been forwarded to you. “This extra context will help make one-on-one and group chats easier to follow,”The Facebook owned platform said.
Users can enjoy the new feature by upgrading to the latest version of WhatsApp.
What do you think guys? Well, it is a welcome development. At least one can rest from all these messages to win Shoes from Nike etc