Hyderabad, July 21: In a move that will directly impact the spread of good morning messages in India, WhatsApp will soon set a limit on the number of messages you can forward.
WhatsApp is testing a new feature to limit the spread of spam and misinformation on the platform.
The messaging app will now enforce a forwarding limit on all media, videos, photos which are shared on the platform.
In India, WhatsApp will test a lower limit of five chats at once, and then remove the quick forward button next to the media file, be it audio, pictures or videos.
The global limit on WhatsApp forwards will be 20 chats. Currently the limit is 250 chats. WhatsApp will also removed the quick forward button from media messages in India.
"Today, we're launching a test to limit forwarding that will apply to everyone using WhatsApp. In India... we'll also test a lower limit of five chats at once and we'll remove the quick forward button next to media messages," the blog post said.