Monitoring is as easy as spreading rumors and fake news on social media, but social media companies can control it in a moment.
After the outbreak of the coronavirus epidemic, there was a flood of fake news and rumors on social media. After which WhatsApp limited the message forwarding to only one, whereas earlier a message could be forwarded to five people at a time.
This trick of WhatsApp to curb rumors has come in handy. After this decision of WhatsApp, there has been a 70% reduction in viral messages on WhatsApp. WhatsApp has given this information.
WhatsApp has said in a statement that the fast-forwarding message has decreased by 70 percent. The special thing is that this change has been seen in just two weeks after the release of the feature.
The World Health Organization also warned the world about the news going viral on social media about Corona. Explain that if a message is forwarded more than five times, WhatsApp counts it in a highly forwarded message.
Let us tell you that in the year 2018, WhatsApp had banned message forwarding for the first time, after which a message could be forwarded to five people at a time. After limiting message forwarding to five, there was a 25 percent reduction in messages that went viral. At the same time, two years later, this method has reduced viral messages by 79 percent.