WhatsApp is perhaps in a course of to rollout a brand new function to verify what number of instances a message has been forwarded. The function was first noticed in Android Beta 2.19.80 in March, and now an Indian Twitter person has shared a screenshot of the function working for him.
The Fb-owned messaging platform launched the ‘forwarding’ label final 12 months to assist curb faux information. Throughout March 2019, WhatsApp submitted an Android Beta replace on Google which had two new options known as “Forwarding Data” and “Often Forwarded”. Now as per the screenshot shared by a Twitter person @beingpunjabi (by way of FirstPost), WhatsApp’s forwarded message reveals three choices – ‘Seen’, ‘Delivered’ and ‘Forwarded’ 1 time. Basically, it supplies precise particulars of what number of instances a message has been forwarded.
One can verify this info within the Message Data part. To entry this part, one simply must lengthy press on the despatched message. Then, choose the data (i) icon on high of the WhatsApp chat window. As of now, the function appears to be in Beta stage solely. We couldn’t get it working within the secure model. Additionally, it’s unknown if the person who shared this piece of knowledge was utilizing the Beta app or not. The function hasn’t been rolled out to the Google Play replace as but. Beforehand, WhatsApp in Beta replace had additionally carried out a ‘ceaselessly forwarded’ tag for messages which were forwarded greater than 5 instances.
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In the meantime, in a distinct information from yesterday, the Fb-owned messaging companies went down for various customers. Whereas most of them had been capable of ship throughout textual content messages, the issue occurred with picture downloading. Fb, WhatsApp and Instagram had been fast to acknowledge the issue, nevertheless it took virtually 9 hours for a repair.