Good news for WhatsApp users. After extensive beta testing, Meta is now providing its popular messenger with the option to edit messages that have already been sent. However, typing errors and the like can only be eliminated for 15 minutes afterward.
WhatsApp: Finally, post-editing is possible!
The users of the WhatsApp messaging application had to wait for a long time to edit the sent messages, and now the long-awaited function has finally started. The Meta affiliate is now officially announcing it in a blog post. However, the update will be distributed in waves, which means that the worldwide rollout could take a few weeks.
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This is how it’s done:
“Tap and hold a sent message and select Edit from the menu that appears. This option is available for up to 15 minutes after the message is sent.”
If the message was edited successfully, it will be shown as “Edited” to the recipient. In this way, the chat partner is informed of the correction, but without the ability to view the change history. Furthermore, WhatsApp assures that all changes made to text, as well as personal messages, media, and calls in general, are end-to-end encrypted.
More WhatsApp innovations in 2023
A number of changes have already been made this year. Personal conversations can now be additionally password protected, polls can be posted to group chats, WhatsApp accounts can be used on multiple phones and several new account protection options can be used. In addition, the desktop application of Messenger for Windows has been completely overhauled, status reports and communication functions have been improved and avatars known from the meta platform have been introduced.
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WhatsApp is one of the most popular and important apps in Germany. Statistics from the past few years show that more than 50 million Germans use WhatsApp daily. The number of users worldwide is said to be over two billion.
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