Neighbourhood News Desk/ Simran Nijhawan: Whatsapp has announced another series of measures to curtail mass forwarding of messages, images and videos. It is launching a test to limit forwarding on WhatsApp. “In India — where people forward more messages, photos, and videos, than any other country in the world. Whatsapp had added a feature to let people forward a message to multiple chats at once a few years ago.
On Thursday, the Indian government has sent a second letter to Whatsapp asking for “more effective solutions” that can bring in “accountability and facilitate enforcement of law” in the wake of rising incidents of rumours on Whatsapp triggering lynching incidents in the country.