Facebook is working on the ‘Unsend Message’ button feature for Messenger. This feature will allow users to retract sent messages not only from their inbox but also from the entire chat thread, Media reported. TechCrunch reported on the same after receiving a tip from Jane Manchun Wong, who accessed a prototype of the “Unsend” button. A Facebook spokesperson then confirmed to TechCrunch that the feature could be rolled out in the months to come.
Facebook owned photo-messaging app Instagram already sports “Unsend” capability and allow users to delete a sent message for all recipients in the personal or group chat.
Mobile researcher and tipster Jane Manchun Wong added the screenshots of about this feature on Twitter. Currently, Messenger users are able to delete messages from their inbox, though the other whom you sent the message in his/her inbox.
Facebook Messenger is finally working on “Unsend Message” in the app for everyone!
— Jane Manchun Wong (@wongmjane) October 12, 2018