WhatsApp is the prime messaging app in the country. Anything reaches anywhere in just few seconds, things get viral, take over the internet through it. It is used personally, professionally and confidentially. But as it is a controlled and mediated technology, so it is bound for some changes. Recently WhatsApp has made certain changes in its functioning and it was mentioned in their online blog. Below stated paragraphs incorporate the message of the WhatsApp’s online blog. Read the details below.
We built WhatsApp as a private messaging app - a simple, secure, and reliable way to communicate with friends and family. And as we've added new features, we've been careful to try and keep that feeling of intimacy, which people say they love.
A few years back we added a feature to WhatsApp that lets you forward a message to multiple chats at once.
Today, we're launching a test to limit forwarding that will apply to everyone using WhatsApp. In India - where people forward more messages, photos, and videos than any other country in the world - we'll also test a lower limit of 5 chats at once and we'll remove the quick forward button next to media messages.
We believe that these changes - which we'll continue to evaluate - will help keep WhatsApp the way it was designed to be: a private messaging app.
We are deeply committed to your safety and privacy which is why WhatsApp is end-to-end encrypted, and we'll continue to improve our app with features like this one.