Advertisement
Sunday, Dec 05, 2021
Outlook.com
Outlook.com

WhatsApp to bring self-destructing messages soon: Report

WhatsApp to bring self-destructing messages soon: Report
outlookindia.com
1970-01-01T05:30:00+0530
WhatsApp to bring self-destructing messages soon: Report

San Francisco, March 15 (IANS) Facebook-owned WhatsApp after launching the much-awaited ''Dark Mode'' feature for its users is now reportedly working on a new feature that will delete messages automatically after a stipulated time as set by users.

In two beta versions 2.20.83 as well as 2.20.84 of the app, the option to set self-destructing messages in private chats was be found and one can choose the expiry period of the messages between one hour, one day, one week, one month or one year, GSMArena reported on Saturday.

However, it is presently unknown that when the new feature will make it to the stable version, but it is an indication that the developers'' team is working on the feature.

According to a recent report, the feature will be initially available for group chats only and can be enabled by the group''s administrators. Once enabled, the feature can be toggled in Contact Info or Group Settings.

Once available, the feature will come with a toggle on/off button and users can choose a stipulated time -- an hour, a day, a week, a month or an year -- for the messages to automatically disappear.

--IANS

wh/rt


Disclaimer :- This story has not been edited by Outlook staff and is auto-generated from news agency feeds. Source: IANS

More from Website

Inspira Enterprise To Launch Rs 800-Crore IPO In Dec. Check Size, Other Details

Inspira Enterprise To Launch Rs 800-Crore IPO In Dec. Check Size, Other Details

The company is looking to raise Rs 300 crore through the fresh issuance of equity shares. Besides, there will be an offer of sale of equity shares to the tune of Rs 500 crore.

Biggest IPOs In 2022: These Top 4 Companies Could Be Gamechanger For Investors

Biggest IPOs In 2022: These Top 4 Companies Could Be Gamechanger For Investors

Nifty and Sensex touched their peak with over 60,000 and 18,000 points, respectively, sending positive sentiments to investors. Amid this optimism, many IPOs were launched and some of them did exceptionally well.

SBI Invites Bids For Selling NPA NPA Account KSK Mahanadi Power

SBI Invites Bids For Selling NPA NPA Account KSK Mahanadi Power

State Bank of India (SBI) said the interested parties can conduct their due diligence of this asset with immediate effect after submitting an expression of interest by December 6.

More from Outlook Magazine

Diary | I Want To Fly: The Unrealised Dreams Of An Ex-Banker And Mother

Diary | I Want To Fly: The Unrealised Dreams Of An Ex-Banker And Mother

Kaveri Mishra, an ex-banker and a mother, turned into a full-time home-maker four years back. What holds her back every time she wants to return to her career?

India Needs Kabir Today More Than Any Other Time

India Needs Kabir Today More Than Any Other Time

The Mahindra Kabira Festival at Guleria Ghat in Varanasi was a gentle reminder of the Sufi saint’s centrality to India’s syncretism

Death Of Three Dalit Girls And A Story Of Pain And Humiliation

Death Of Three Dalit Girls And A Story Of Pain And Humiliation

Family from UP village forced to run around to complete post-death official paperwork and even last rites.

Advertisement

Outlook Newsletters

Advertisement
Advertisement