Millions risk being banned from WhatsApp for three very simple mistakes

YOU may not be aware, but WhatsApp can ban you if you break certain rules.

Most users don’t even know there are rules at all.

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WhatsApp’s terms of service contain some of the rules that can result in you being kicked out of the app.

To make sure you don’t get in their way, read below.

Using a fake version of WhatsApp

There are actually some rip-off versions of WhatsApp for Android.

They still allow you to message your friends via WhatsApp, but the app itself looks and feels very different.

GBWhatsApp and WhatsApp Plus are among them.

The thing is, WhatsApp doesn’t want you to use these fakes to access their service.

If experts from the company find out that you are using a WhatsApp alternative, your account is at risk of being banned.

messages too often

Texting too often and annoying people can also lead to a ban.

How? Let’s say you spam too many groups with nonsense.

If a large number of people report you, an alarm will be raised at WhatsApp headquarters.

At this point, your account could be restricted.

spread fake news

We all love to laugh, but there are limits — and WhatsApp doesn’t like dangerous fake news.

Spreading fake news and hoaxes is against the rules.

If WhatsApp catches you doing it – likely by people reporting you for it – you risk getting banned.

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