Social Media Giant platform, Facebook is now planning to roll out a new latest update to the Instant Messaging Messenger, which will allow the users to delete the sent messages from the chat threads within the 10 minutes of sending.
According to the twitter report, the feature listed as “coming soon” in the new release notes for version 191.0 of the Messenger’s iOS client, according to the report.
“Coming soon: Remove a message from a chat thread after it's been sent. If you accidentally send the wrong photo, incorrect information or message the wrong thread, you can easily correct it by removing the message within ten minutes of sending it,” read the description.
The feature was first discovered and tweeted about by an engineer named as Jane Manchun Wong in October while it was being tested.
Amid the data breach and other scandals, the company had been silently deleting messages which were shared through Messenger by Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg after which the company said that the ability to retract messages would also be made available to all Messenger users, media had reported in April.
As of now, no specific date has been announced by the company officials as to when by the functionalities be finally which is available for users.
Earlier in March, Facebook released the “delete for everyone” feature on WhatsApp that provides the users an hour-long window to remove sent messages from the individual as well as group chats.
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