"Coming soon: 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".
You'll have to notice the mistake pretty quickly if you want it erased from the digital world; but nevertheless, it's possible now. As Facebook writes, the feature may be useful "If you accidentally send the wrong photo, incorrect information, or message the wrong thread".
Messenger users will soon be able to delete their sent messages. The features is noted as "coming soon" in the release notes for version 191.0 for iOS. The users who had their mailboxes scrubbed of Zuckerberg's texts weren't even informed of the removal.
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That leaves a shrunken core dominated by conservatives from rural areas whose constituents overwhelmingly support Trump. Tuesday's vote was seen as a referendum on a polarising president, even though he is not up for re-election till 2020.
There isn't an exact date the "unsend" feature will be rolled out.
Google supports an unsend feature in Gmail although that works a little differently as it holds a message for 5, 10, 20, or 30 seconds during which you can change your mind. Both apps are owned by Facebook. With WhatsApp, you have one hour to delete mistaken replies, which might come in handy. We reported back in October about the functionality, pointing out the benefits and disadvantages of the Unsend messages option.