Facebook announced a new feature that should give everyone some breathing space.
The social media giant announced it will be adding a feature to Facebook Messenger that will allow users to unsend a private message.
Digital media consultant Matt Navarra noticed the short blurb about the change and posted it to Twitter.
INTERESTING... Facebook Messenger‘s long-awaited delete messages feature will only give you a 10 minute window to r… https://t.co/FhW3lX1jgF— Matt Navarra (@Matt Navarra)1541582821.0
This change doesn't mean the message recipient won't be able to read it if they happen to be online, but you will be able to take it back and erase it from their Messenger.
@MattNavarra I’ve had this forever tho? https://t.co/vzhPfAjfJJ— #NotAGuru (@#NotAGuru)1541600921.0
@VincentOrleck doesn't remove it from other persons device/chat thread. only from yours.— Matt Navarra (@Matt Navarra)1541602002.0
@MattNavarra Got it 👍🏻— #NotAGuru (@#NotAGuru)1541602412.0
We imagine people will now be taking more screenshots of messages.
People are pretty happy about the new choice.
@imvasyl The much needed Ctrl Z for chat!— Diego Arias (@Diego Arias)1541667727.0
@shpuff Yes! Can’t wait to have it in real life!— Mike Ivanchyshyn (@Mike Ivanchyshyn)1541671429.0
@imvasyl Perfect for those embarrassing moments where you tell you straight roommate that you like him!— Diego Arias (@Diego Arias)1541672912.0
@shpuff https://t.co/nTjt82hLL2— Mike Ivanchyshyn (@Mike Ivanchyshyn)1541674975.0
Some folks were already making plans.
@NagimaedaKoto imagine how people are gonna abuse this— mari christmas 💜 (@mari christmas 💜)1541597522.0
Now folks can feel better about drinking and messaging at 3:00 in the morning,