Facebook is testing an unsend feature for Messenger

Earlier this year, Facebook disclosed that the company had secretly deleted some old messages sent on Messenger by founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg. This was highly irregular as normal Facebook users can’t do this — if you delete messages from your own inbox, those messages still remain in the recipient’s inbox. Then in April, Facebook said it planned to implement an “unsend” feature for everyone, but gave no further details or delivery date. Now, a first look at this unsend feature has surfaced, as spotted by TechCrunch.

Tech tipster Jane Manchun Wong tweeted screencaps of the unsend feature in use on Android (featuring a sticker from The Verge’s own Dami Lee!). When editing messages sent in a conversation, “Unsend Message” appears above…

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Author: Dani Deahl

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