"If someone is harassing you, for example, or being abusive, and they can go back and modify or delete your conversations and then say they never behaved the way you accuse them of behaving, that's pretty bad!"
Whether it's a behind the back bitch accidentally thrown right in the victim's face, a drunken insult that will land you in your manager's office on Monday morning, or a picture your gran should never have to see, there has previously been no remedy.
The video lasting slightly less than two minutes congratulates Mark Zuckerberg for turning Facebook into an online behemoth and becoming wealthy in the process, but spends most of its time playfully flipping through virtual cards recounting its troubles with privacy, hacking, hate speech, violence and more. In case you've ever embarrassed yourself trying to slide into your crush's messages on Facebook, you can erase any of the evidence and restore your pride.
Instead, Messenger users will be able to delete messages up to 10 minutes after they have sent them - and in group conversations the deleted message will be replaced by text alerting everyone that a message was removed.
It's also worth noting the message will remain on Facebook's servers despite being deleted from Messenger. The debate around the unsend feature in Facebook Messenger started past year in April when news came that Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg was deleting private messages after sending them.
Hallelujah - no more message regret.
It's pretty simple to delete a message, just tap on the post you want to remove and select the "Remove for Everyone" option.
You can now retract messages on Facebook Messenger-but act fast. Once the time limit passes, you're out of luck.
"We've fundamentally changed how we run our company to focus on the biggest social issues, and we're investing more to build new and inspiring ways for people to connect", he said after Facebook on January 30 announced record revenue of $16.91 billion in the fourth quarter ending December 31.
Facebook Messenger's new options.