Facebook unveils new feature that allows you to unsend messages

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However, as popular as Facebook Messenger is, it's never offered the ability to delete or "unsend" a message.

Last year, TechCrunch discovered that Zuckerberg had the secret messaging power to unsend communications, and the company said that it would develop a similar feature for all users.

Deleting a message is relatively straightforward.

If you do choose to go this route, you'll need to select Remove for Everyone in the message options.

This means if you accidentally (or drunkenly) send a regrettable message to someone, you can delete without them seeing it. As of Tuesday, everyone will have the option to delete a message, from your view, as well as an entire group.

News the feature was on its way first came out early a year ago after Facebook was caught secretly deleting some of CEO Mark Zuckerberg's messages sent through the Messenger platform.

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Beating Facebook at their own game - of involving its users with nostalgic videos - the American publisher used it to their own advantage.

After selecting 'Remove for Everyone, ' users will get a warning that says: 'You'll permanently remove this message for all chat members. However, Facebook is still running its research app on Android phones, encouraging teenagers and users of ages between 15 and 35 to sell their privacy for a fixed charge per month.

The New York Times did not come to play on Facebook's anniversary Monday. You also have the option to delete for only you, but that's a feature that's been available in Messenger for a while now.

"The last 15 years were about people building these new networks and starting to see their impact, then the next 15 years will be about people using their power to remake society", said Zuckerberg.

First, be aware that this method only works as of February 2019 with the latest Facebook Messenger app updates - so it won't work on the desktop Facebook website on your computer. Florencia Herra-Vega, the CTO of encrypted messaging app Peerio, told Business Insider via message.

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