WhatsApp Places Further Limits on Forwarded Messages to Curb Covid-19 Misinformation

Those that have been shared five times already can only be passed on to one chat at a time

WhatsApp bans roughly 2 million accounts per month for attempting to send bulk or automated messages stockcam/iStock

WhatsApp is limiting the ability to forward messages in an effort to cut off the spread of misinformation about the coronavirus pandemic.

david.cohen@adweek.com David Cohen is editor of Adweek's Social Pro Daily.