New message forwarding features in WhatsApp shows up in latest android beta
The two feature will not only help rid yourself of the annoying forwarded messages, but it will also help your shield from misinformation.
According to WhatsApp tester WABetaInfo, the two features have been rolled out to the latest version of the Android Beta (v2.19.97). This means the feature may soon available to the public version of the app as well.
The frequently forwarded message is apparently still under development and may take a little longer to roll out. Reportedly, when it does, the feature will show up in the Group Chat settings.
When this feature is enabled, nobody will be able to send frequently forwarded message to your group. Although, anybody can still copy and paste these message to your group, except the lock will make the process longer for them.
The feature is only being tested on Android, and there is no news on its test or rolled out to iOS version yet.