WhatsApp to get critical security tool to curb spread of spam, fake news: All you need to know

Facebook-owned WhatsApp is planning to introduce a new security feature to deter the spread of misinformation. Read to know how it would work.

 

By : Rohit KVN  July 7, 2018
 

WhatsApp is reportedly developing a tool to detect suspicious links in messages that may contain spam, misinformation and potential to cause harm to a person.

 

Social messenger community blog, WABetaInfo is claiming WhatsApp has submitted a new update (version:2.18.206) with a security feature dubbed –”Suspicious Link Detection” to Google Play Beta Program for approval, so that the company can seed a software update to be included in its messenger app.

 

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