It is unlikely that WhatsApp groups can be regulated, but they do bring out strong views among users, and they aren't all favourable.
Many of us find ourselves belonging to at least one WhatsApp group but what happens when the group chat no longer serves the purpose it was created for?
Most will agree that WhatsApp groups have proven to be instrumental in communicating messages of importance among colleagues or neighbours but they can also a pain in the neck for some.
Aaah @Eusebius street watspp groups often run by dictators!!! Useful but can be so damaging !— Bridget Van Oerle (@BridgetOerle) March 10, 2017
Eusebius McKaiser and his listeners say they have often had to call out people for sharing unacceptable content in the groups. Others say they've had to turn off their group notifications because of the chatting that goes in the late evenings.
And it's a data guzzler as well.— Eusebius McKaiser, host, The Eusebius McKaiser Show on 702 & Cape Talk
For more tips on policing your group listen to the clip: