28 C
Lagos
Friday, December 4, 2020
Subscribe to News360 Info by Email
Home News WhatsApp launches new disappearing messages option

WhatsApp launches new disappearing messages option

Invest In Mutual Funds Like A Hero

WhatsApp is introducing a new disappearing messages option this month. The feature will allow WhatsApp users to enable disappearing messages on chat conversations between friends, to automatically delete messages after seven days. Anyone can enable the option in individual chats, and group admins will be able to enable disappearing messages in group chats.

“We’re starting with 7 days because we think it offers peace of mind that conversations aren’t permanent, while remaining practical so you don’t forget what you were chatting about,” says a WhatsApp spokesperson. “The shopping list or store address you received a few days ago will be there while you need it, and then disappear after you don’t.”

Disappearing messages will also wipe out photos and videos after seven days, and while messages will disappear for both parties it’s still possible to take screenshots or just simply copy messages before they’re automatically deleted.

You’ll need to enable disappearing messages on a per group or contact basis. Once the feature has rolled out fully, it will be available as a new option in the contact section of each friend in WhatsApp. The setting won’t wipe out older messages, and only affects new messages once it’s enabled by either party. WhatsApp says it will start rolling out disappearing messages to all users this month.

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

- Advertisment -

Most Popular

EFCC produces fugitive ex-pension boss Abulrasheed Maina in court

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), on Friday, produced the former Chairman, the defunct Pension Reform Task Team (PRTT), Abulrasheed Maina,...

Polytechnic lecturers send message to Buhari

Polytechnic lecturers on Thursday approached the President Muhammadu Buhari-drove organization to make changes that will improve the nature of specialized labor in...

Borno massacre: Act before we all die – CAN tells Buhari, security agencies

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) on Friday condemned the murder of Borno rice farmers in the strongest terms.

Buhari has failed, he needs to resign, ask for forgiveness – Sule Lamido

A former governor of Jigawa State, Sule Lamido, has said President Muhammadu Buhari needs to seek forgiveness from God because...

Recent Comments