Facebook Messenger Unsend Message Feature Will Come With 10-Minute Limit

Facebook Messenger Unsend Message Feature Will Come With 10-Minute Limit

"Remove a message from a chat thread after it's been sent". 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".

If your recipient is looking at their phone when you message them, or if they open the app before you can undo your action, there's not much you can do to take back your words.

According to BusinessInsider, the new feature was spotted in the release notes for the newest Messenger update, but for now it's still listed as "coming soon".

You will have 10 minutes to fix a mistake soon on Facebook's Messenger app. The users who had their mailboxes scrubbed of Zuckerberg's texts weren't even informed of the removal. The company has, however, did not divulge as to when will the new feature roll out.

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Google's for Gmail allows users to choose how long they have to unsend an email.

Currently, the Messenger app allows senders to delete sent messages, but deleted messages will still be available to the users on the receiving end. So don't forget to double-check your messages-and keep your thumb as far away from the "send" button as possible-before sending something you might regret.

At the time of the discovery, when editing messages already sent in a conversation, the "Unsend Message" option will appear.

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