What is the magnifying glass icon that appears in WhatsApp? You explained

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Even though the world is extremely globalized, especially in technological aspects, there is still a certain difference between the time in which something is presented by a company and the moment in which all their users have it available.

This is what has happened in Spain, where the users of WhatsApp have started to see how the side of some links or pictures sent and received appears a new icon with a magnifying glass.

What is the magnifying glass icon WhatsApp

A few months ago the company announced new features on its messaging application aimed at combating the spread of hoaxes and false news. The icon that appears on some links is one of these functions.

What is the magnifying glass icon that appears in WhatsApp? You explained

The reason why it appears is to make doubt to the recipients of forwarded messages on the possible lack of veracity of what they just receive.

In this way, we can click on the icon to perform the search of what you have sent us in Google to verify the information.

What messages this icon appears

If you look at, this icon does not always appear that forward a message. The key is the number of times it is forwarded. From the five times will appear this icon for people to have the possibility to search the information in a simple way.

However, if you are in doubt about any message you can copy it and search for it in Google directly pasting the text in the browser that you use.

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