WhatsApp is finally testing a new feature to help you fact-check messages

WhatsApp is testing a new feature that will help you check online to see if what is said in the messages you receive is actually true. A new search function will enable people to fact-check message and obtain greater context about what is being said.

Fake news and misinformation have been something of a problem online for a while now, but when a global crisis strikes, it’s particularly noticeable. Social media is a  hotbed of maliciously false – as well as just misguided – information, and more and more platforms are fighting back.

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Frederic M. Kolodziej

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