The Morning After: WhatsApp finally lets you fix your message typos
Finally. Starting today, you’ll be able to edit WhatsApp messages you’ve already sent. You’ll need to act fairly swiftly as you’ll only get a 15-minute window. To do so, you just have to long press on the typo-riddled message tap Edit. Messages will be labeled as ‘edited’ if you do so, but no-one will see the edit history, or the mistakes you made. The messaging app is catching up with rival messaging services: iOS users have been able to edit their texts sent in iMessage for a while now. Apple’s messaging service also includes an unsend option.
WhatsApp’s update is rolling out to all users now.
– Mat Smith
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