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Kyrgyzstan|technology|May 23, 2023 / 05:19 PM
WhatsApp to allow users to edit messages within 15 minutes

AKIPRESS.COM - WhatsApp has granted users one of its most awaited features - the ability to edit messages.

"For the moments when you make a mistake or simply change your mind, you can now edit your sent messages on WhatsApp," the Meta Platforms Inc-owned messaging app said in a blog post on Monday.

With the feature rolling out globally in the coming weeks, senders will be able to modify their messages within 15 minutes of hitting send.

The feature will made be available to WhatsApp's 2 billion users in the coming weeks.

"From correcting a simple misspelling to adding extra context to a message, we're excited to bring you more control over your chats," the messaging service said in a blog post on Monday.

"All you need to do is long-press on a sent message and choose 'Edit' from the menu for up to fifteen minutes after," it added.

Edited messages will be tagged as "edited", so recipients are aware that the content has been changed.

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