How many times have you sent a WhatsApp message to a person which was actually intended for someone else? Or worse, sent a message in anger , only to regret it immediately? Admit it most of us could make a list of embarassing Whatsapp situations we found ourselves in. However, if latest reports are proved true, Facebook-owned WhatsApp is reportedly working on a new feature which will allow you to edit or even remove sent messages.
As pet Twitter user WABetaInfo, WhatsApp is already testing the new feature in a beta version running on iOS. The feature is currently available in WhatsApp beta running on iOS 22.214.171.1249 platform.
The Tweet read – “WhatsApp has added in beta the possibility to edit messages that you already sent. It is actually disabled by default and it’s under development,”
Well, this could be the next big update for the famous instant messaging app after it recently introduced Video Calling feature to its service. Interestingly, just after WhatsApp introduced the video calling feature, India-based messaging service ‘Hike’ followed its footsteps. We even did the comparison of the two, you check it out here.
Meanwhile, WhatsApp also recently announced that it will drop the support for old outdated OS platforms starting 2017. This included Android 2.2 Froyo or older, iOS 6 or older and Windows Phone 7.