WhatsApp has recently launched new changes that will be compatible with iPhones. The measures have been taken to check the spread of misinformation regarding coronavirus pandemic.
Sources revealed that these changes will make it easier to fact-check messages and launching a coronavirus info hub. In addition to this, WhatsApp has also limited the messages that how many times the texts can be shared to stop the spread of misinformation.
Sources said that the purpose behind taking such steps is to make the app as stable as possible. However, some users have reported crashes while using it even though the new context menu was a good idea.
A simple WhatsApp icon has replaced the carousel of contacts once you open the app by tapping on it, you can select who to share the message with.
WHO has introduced a Health Alert platform. It will be a Facebook Messenger chatbot and will provide COVID-19 updates through Facebook’s global reach.
The World Health Organization (WHO) has come up with an initiative to keep the public updated in an advanced way.
This health alert service will be available in a variety of languages including English, French, Spanish, and Arabic. Users can access the service by selecting “Send Message”. The user can also click on the dedicated Messenger Link.
Apart from that, the WHO Health Alert has been created in partnership with Praekelt.Org. turn machine learning technology been used.