Shared Verified: Spotting misinformation on WhatsApp

False information can spread quickly on WhatsApp because it can be hard to trace where a message comes from. Forwarded messages can be particularly dangerous as it looks like the messages come from friends or family, but actually they may been forwarded on from an unreliable source. 

In this video, see how to spot a forwarded message, and how you can help to stop it spreading.

Share this video with friends and family so that they can spot these forwarded messages too and play their part in stopping the spread of harmful misinformation.

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