WhatsApp is finally announced one of the most anticipated features today— message editing.
Mark Zuckerberg noted in a post that users can now modify a message within 15 minutes of sending the message.
Until now, users had to either delete a message or send a correction in a separate message. Last year, the chat app increased the time limit to delete a message from two days (48 hours) to 60 hours.
WhatsApp’s competitors like Telegram and Signal have long offered functionality to edit messages. Even Twitter introduced the edit button for paid users last year. While the Meta-owned app’s time limit to modify a message is not as generous as Telegram’s 48-hour window, it is still better than nothing.
I have had a fair share of typos in messages, but the editing feature will let me quickly correct any mistakes instead of sending another message and confusing the receiver.
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