WhatsApp Tries to Crack Down on Viral Hoaxes After 20 Lynchings in India – Gizmodo

Facebook is restricting WhatsApp users’ ability to forward messages: Each message can now only be sent to a maximum of 20 chats, down from 250, per user. In India, the cap is even lower: only 5 chats. The cap on forwarding comes after at least 20 mob …
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