Facebook ''unsend' feature to enable you to delete messages within 10 minutes

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As Facebook writes, the feature may be useful "If you accidentally send the wrong photo, incorrect information, or message the wrong thread". Said something embarrassing? Don't worry, you can unsend that Facebook message, but you better be fast!

While Facebook-owned WhatsApp gives you an hour to delete sent messages, Messenger isn't going to be so magnanimous.

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The note mentions the option to remove a message from a chat thread after being sent.

In the latest Messenger app update, Facebook revealed plans for the "unsend" feature.

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

Back in April, with Facebook still reeling from the Cambridge Analytica scandal, the company came under fire after it was discovered to be unsending messages sent from company executives, including Mark Zuckerberg, to other users. In my experience, you know pretty quickly whether you've sent a message to the wrong person (or the wrong message to the right person) most of the time. 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. We reported back in October about the functionality, pointing out the benefits and disadvantages of the Unsend messages option.

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