Facebook's messaging service will introduce a label on messages that have been forwarded a certain number of times.
That's according to WhatsApp-focused blog WABetaInfo, who noted the new addition to the app, although they didn't say when it will become a feature for all.
The site reports that: "WhatsApp added this feature to help the user to understand when a message is very "popular" on WhatsApp: if it has been forwarded too many times, it might contain incorrect or spam information."
WhatsApp already has a limit on the number of messages that can be forwarded at one time.
The instant messaging service's changes come following a spate of lynchings and mob violence in India caused by the spread of misinformation.
Five people were reportedly lynched in Dhule, India over a rumour circulated on the app which alleged they were child abducters.
A further 12 people were assaulted as a result of similar messages being spread.
As of July 10, 2018, users were alerted when a message has been forwarded.