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According to WABetaInfo, a fan website that tests new features, the feature is still in its beta version and isn't officially enabled yet. This feature will be developed for both iOS and Android.
"A spammer never sends spam messages to a single contact, but he is used to sending them to multiple users, selecting them in his contacts list, picking these data from the internet or from some registration services.
So, the user is used to forwarding one or multiple spam messages to multiple contacts using the Forward option in WhatsApp -- for this reason, WhatsApp is going to inform you about messages that have been forwarded many times.
If the user needs to send a message to many contacts, WhatsApp recommends to use the Broadcast List feature, where only contacts that have your phone number in their address book will receive your message.
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