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8 ‘Weird Things’ That Get You Banned/Suspended On WhatsApp

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WhatsApp has become a tool that billions of people across the world prefer using to communicate. However, it is also important not to misuse this platform as it may result in your account getting suspended or banned.

We don’t want no cry babies, so if you don’t know some of the important rules of the messaging platform I have listed 8 things you must know that may lead you to getting banned from WhatsApp.

Not your stuff

Thou shalt not send send copyrighted songs, videos and other proprietary stuff on WhatsApp Status. Or at least if you do and the owner of the copyright reports you to WhatsApp and you will get banned.

Dont send ‘dieases’

I mean don’t send files with virus and malware on this beloved platform because if one affected user reports you to WhatsApp then you won’t get to use the platform anymore.


If you happen to be bad at disguising and your victim notices that you are fooling them, you will be banned from the app.

No business

WhatsApp is in the process of preparing to give you ads on the platform so it doesn’t want competition from you in this area. So if you post your own business ads on WhatsApp you risk getting banned.

Contact list

Sending too many messages to unknown users could get you on WhatsApp’s bad list. Spamming, which is mostly encountered by many users today, is usually done by marketing teams. If you are one of those who keeps sending messages to people not on your contact list then you are doomed.


Being blocked by many people or if you are blocked by too many people over a short period of time is another cause for concern. Its related to spamming so you could also end up being banned from the app.

Fake news

If you are spamming or spreading hoax messages or rumours, you could be reported by someone who finds your content offensive. If you are reported to WhatsApp by any user, for any type of unwanted messages, WhatsApp could take up the investigation and ban you without any prior notice.

GB WhatsApp, WhatsApp Plus or other modded apps

WhatsApp is already banning people who are using modded apps so don’t you dare use these apps. Stick to the original WhatsApp app.

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20 thoughts on “8 ‘Weird Things’ That Get You Banned/Suspended On WhatsApp

  1. Interesting article. However a little bit of proof reading goes a long way

  2. Read your articles before you post them. If you did, then get a friend to do so too. If you did that too, please take some grammar lessons. Nonetheless, your list seems more like assumptions rather than actual WhatsApp policy on the ground.

    1. Sorry for the embarrassing errors. Something happened but still I can’t justify being sloppy

    2. It seems you dont know .whatsapp company alerady sent msgs to its users informing about the development .many people are facing the banned problem .if you ate still using the other whatsapp mods ,you will the witness .

  3. please read and re-read and then read your articles a 3rd time before posting, you might get banned from blogging here on Techzim soon….

    1. Sorry for the embarrassing errors. Something happened but still I can’t justify being sloppy.

  4. These views themselves need to be banned for they constitute fake and irrelevant information…

  5. The article is not completely accurate

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