WhatsApp is testing the full delete feature: what to expect

WhatsApp, the most used messaging platform in the world, has become an integral part of our lives. Groups created on WhatsApp connect families, friends, employees, and people around the world. WhatsApp groups are used to share images, audio, video and text messages. What if fake news and misinformation circulated regularly on WhatsApp groups?

WhatsApp’s new feature can be a great way for group admins to manage unwanted messages. Apparently, WhatsApp’s upcoming feature could allow admins to delete messages for all group members. Posts deleted by the admin would also display a bubble indicating that the post was deleted by the admin.

According to a report, the upcoming WhatsApp feature has been spotted in the WhatsApp v2.22.17.12 beta version by WABetaInfo. The feature is believed to be rolling out to a few testers and possibly rolling out to stable builds soon.

Currently, like everyone else in the group, admins can only delete posts for themselves. WhatsApp users can only delete a message for everyone if it was sent by the. It becomes problematic in case of notorious messages which are seen by each member of the group and the administrator cannot delete it, as for now.

The new WhatsApp feature will come in handy in case of inappropriate media that has been shared in groups. Simply, a reply message asking people not to send notorious messages is not enough. WhatsApp’s upcoming feature is a good start to curbing the problem of spreading misinformation through the messaging platform. However, administrators are not fact checkers and can completely eradicate this problem. But admins can at least stop sharing rampant messages and fake news about their groups.

It becomes the duty of admins to ensure that their group members stick to the content the group was actually created for. WhatsApp is very likely to launch this great feature for everyone soon.

As WhatsApp is the most widely used messaging platform in the world, the risk of fraud and cyberattacks has also increased. Over time, the messaging platform also became aware and aware of it.

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