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After India experiment, Facebook's WhatsApp limits text forwards globally to five recipients to curb rumours

Updated : January 21, 2019 08:25 PM IST

Previously, a WhatsApp user could forward a message to 20 individuals or groups.
The five-recipient limit expands globally a measure WhatsApp put into place in India in July after the spread of rumours led to several killings there.
After India experiment, Facebook's WhatsApp limits text forwards globally to five recipients to curb rumours
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