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A new feature on WhatsApp will now indicate if a message you receive has been forwarded from another conversation.
This means that you will be able to see if you are the original receiver of a message or not.
Forwarding messages is a simple affair: hold said message until WhatsApp’s top command bar is visible, then hit the right-facing arrow icon at the right hand side of the bar. A list of contacts will then appear.
Additionally, if you receive a forwarded message, you will be notified by a small label above said message.
“This extra context will help make one-on-one and group chats easier to follow,” WhatsApp wrote in a blog post.
They also warn that users should be careful about what they share over the messenger platform.
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