Tuesday, 13 November, 2018

Facebook Messenger launching new long-awaited feature

Creative  Feature Facebook Messenger Icon auf einem auf einem iPhone Facebook Messenger Soon you’ll be able to claw back offensive or embarrassing missives before they ruin your life
Kayla Schwartz | 09 November, 2018, 15:07

It'll only let you unsend messages for up to 10 minutes after you first send them. We did so in full compliance with our legal obligations to preserve messages."Today, Verge discovered the same feature will be implemented for the rest of Facebook's users".

Users may now delete messages on the Messenger app but it only reflects on the sender's end and remains on the recipient's thread.

According to an App Store note for Messenger, an upcoming update will provide users with the ability to remove messages within 10 minutes after they are sent.

The long awaited "unsend" feature will be introduced to Facebook's Messenger app.

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There isn't an exact date the "unsend" feature will be rolled out.

Bottom line: Great news for people who take their phones with them on nights out: Facebook Messenger's long-talked-about unsend feature is nearly here. Gmail actually holds the email in a que for the time interval chosen. Both apps are owned by Facebook.

Facebook began floating the idea of allowing sent messages to be deleted in April after the company was caught red-handed retracting messages sent by CEO Mark Zuckerberg and other execs. We reported back in October about the functionality, pointing out the benefits and disadvantages of the Unsend messages option.

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