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WhatsApp disappearing messages to get 15 new durations: Know more

Disappearing message is a feature that allows users to send messages that disappear from both the sender and receiver's chat after a certain period of time.

Edited By: India TV Tech Desk Noida Published on: March 29, 2023 19:38 IST
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WhatsApp, a Meta-owned messaging platform is reportedly working on 15 new durations for disappearing messages.

At present, the instant messaging platform supports three durations for disappearing messages:

  • 24 hours
  • 7 days
  • 90 days

As per the reports of WABetaInfo, the new durations will be present under the "More options" menu.

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The menu will include 15 new durations -- 1 year, 180 days, 60 days, 30 days, 21 days, 14 days, 6 days, 5 days, 4 days, 3 days, 2 days, 12 hours, 6 hours, 3 hours and 1 hour.

Users will undoubtedly have more control over the messages they send and receive with the addition of more durations for disappearing messages.

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The report further mentioned that the 1-hour duration will likely be helpful for messages containing sensitive or confidential information because it will enable users to send a message that vanishes quickly, preventing the message from being saved on the recipient's device for a long time.

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For those who are unaware, disappearing messages is a feature that allows users to send messages that disappear from both the sender and receiver's chat after a certain period of time.

Inputs from IANS

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