Don’t touch here Whatsapp Hang Problem Explained, Why whatsapp is getting Hanged ?

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A new spam message has recently started circulating via whatsapp that is making everyone’s whatsapp application crashed when they’re clicking on the message that is something like – “if you touch the black point then your whatsapp will hang..don’t touch here”. Well it’s not the first time, earlier we’ve seen similar whatsapp hang or crash issues when users were sending a malicious contact file over whatsapp chats. If you click on the malicious spam text, your whatsapp application will stop responding showing an popup “the app has stopped working / responding…please wait..” Want to know the reason of why your whatsapp is getting hanged or freezed after clicking or touching the text “don’t touch here”.

Why whatsapp is getting hanged after clicking on “Don’t touch here” ?
So i’ve looked into the matter and decoded the issue. And finally I’ve got the reason of this whatsapp hang problem. For understanding the reason, you’ll need to have a basic knowledge about ASCII values. Typically ASCII decimal number is created from binary, which is the language that all computers understand. Each alphabet has its own ASCII value ie. A has a ASCII value of 065. So if you send a text message on whatsapp, the system first breaks down each and every alphabet into ASCII characters. But there’s a limit in the numbers of text (ASCII values) that you can send via a single message in whatsapp messenger. Whatsapp encountered the issue by adding Read more.. feature. But in case of this “Don’t touch here” text, you’ll notice a blank place. At that blank looking space, there are many hidden special characters stored that you can’t even see. Moving your cursor or pointer to the blank space of the text will also make your whatsapp hanged.

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