Facebook Messenger is getting this WhatsApp features in Android & iOS
Facebook, a leading social media company has recently confirmed of launching a WhatsApp like feature in Its messaging platform for Facebook i.e Facebook Messenger in its Android and iOS users. The feature which company is launching in its Facebook Messenger is called as ‘unseen’. This feature is nothing but deleting the sent messages by the users accidentally.
This feature was on the testing phase a months ago but recently it has been started rolling out in some countries according to the latest report. According to the report from TechCrunch, Facebook has started rolling out the Unsend feature to its Messenger app in a phased manner. This new feature will be introduced in countries such as Columbia, Bolivia, Poland, and Lithuania. This new Unsend feature will enable the users to delete any particular message, which they send mistakenly.
How this features works:
For deleting any particular message, the users will get a window of 10 minutes after sending the message. If the user misses out on this window, they will not be able to delete the message. The company believes that 10 minutes are more than sufficient to unsend a message that is sent mistakenly. Moreover, Facebook will also take some time to review the message before deleting and report if they find any unethical material.
How to use this features:
In order to use this feature, users will be required to tap and hold on a message that has been sent and then select the ‘Remove’ option. There will be an option to ‘Remove for Everyone’ that will delete the message. Facebook will be bringing more unsend features, but as if now the feature is limited for certain regions.
Lasso: Facebook Video App
Moreover, Facebook also launched a new video app, which will be called as Lasso. This new video app will enable the users for creating short videos using filters & special effects and share it on the social media. This new video app comes with incorporated video editing tool that proffers the users to add text as well as music to the video. This new app from Facebook is available on both Android and iOS platforms.