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WhatsApp tests new feature to fight misinformation: Search the web | TechCrunch

By Manish Singh
March 21, 2020

WhatsApp,  one of the most popular instant messaging platforms on the planet, is testing a feature that could make it simpler for its 2 billion users to tell whether the assertion made in messages they have received is true.

In the recent most beta version of its Android  app, the Facebook-owned service has given users the ability to quickly comb through the web with the text or video they have received for more context.

WhatsApp  has been testing this feature in some capacity for several quarters now (last year, it allowed some users to look up an image on the web), but a spokesperson has now told TechCrunch that the platform plans to roll out this feature in the near future.

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Source: WhatsApp tests new feature to fight misinformation: Search the web | TechCrunch

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