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WhatsApp Tip: How to Get Fact Check Feature to Verify Fake News

If you are getting a lot of fake news on Whatsapp recently and you are getting tired of searching google for every fake news. Here we have a solution for that so you can search those right away with just one tap of a button. WhatsApp has been working on this feature for long because there's been a swarm of rumor messages about the Coronavirus, especially in India.

It is actually a WhatsApp feature which got released recently for everyone, the feature was available in beta before. This feature shows a search button beside all those messages which are getting forwarded a lot. So, if you get a forwarded message on WhatsApp, you will see a button alongside that message as well.

Also, read: Hide Photos and Videos You Get On Whatsapp

Steps to Spot fake news on WhatsApp

  1. Update your WhatsApp app to the latest one from Google Play Store.
  2. Open the WhatsApp and go the chat where you get the forwarded messages.
  3. You will see a search button beside that forwarded message.

4. Tap that button and you will be redirected to the browser with Google search page about that message.

5. From there you can easily verify that fake news messages being covered by some media websites.

Wrapping up

This feature really comes in handy when you want to spot fake news which is getting really out of hand right now. There are more tips and tricks about WhatsApp on GadgetsToUse which you can use to make your experience better. Follow us on social media to get notified with the latest tips and tricks about the WhatsApp.

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Amit Rahi

He is a tech enthusiast who always keeps an eye on the latest tech news. He is a master at Android and Windows “how to” articles. In his free time, you will find him tinkering with his PC, playing games, or browsing Reddit. At GadgetsToUse, he is responsible to update the readers with the latest tips, tricks, & hacks to take the most out of their gadgets.