Often people make silly mistakes in sending messages in WhatsApp group. This was addressed by WhatsApp as the company allowed users to delete the sent messages. WhatsApp only allowed users to delete a message for everyone in the chat within the first seven minutes of it being sent.
WhatsApp has updated its ‘Delete for Everyone’ feature to let users delete sent messages within 4096 seconds or 68 minutes and 16 seconds, compared to 420 seconds or seven minutes deadline earlier. Earlier, the messaging app had introduced the ‘Delete for Everyone’ feature last year in November, but, the condition was that users were allowed to delete a sent message within 420 seconds or 7 minutes. However, reports now say that the company will soon allow users to delete a message in 4096 seconds, that is, 68 minutes and 16 seconds to be exact.The feature is currently live for WhatsApp Android beta version 2.18.69, with stable release for Android and iOS to follow soon. This means that only WhatsApp Android beta testers can take advantage of the extended deadline for ‘Delete for Everyone’ feature as of now.
WhatsApp is also working on a new features that will allow users to mark messages that have been forwarded from another or same chat as ‘Forwarded message’. The feature is reportedly available for Android beta version 2.18.67.