It's also worth noting the message will remain on Facebook's servers despite being deleted from Messenger. Just tap on the message you want to delete, then select "Remove for You" or "Remove for Everyone". "Starting today, we are launching a feature where you can easily remove your message on Messenger". You do need to act fast, though - removal is only permitted within ten minutes of sending the message.
Facebook finally lets users delete sent messages in personal and group chats on Messenger.
Messenger does have a secret message feature that has an option to delete messages based on a timer, but it can only be enabled for individual conversations.
Catholics in United Arab Emirates greet pope with cheers, tears
Pope Francis gestures during a farewell ceremony before leaving Abu Dhabi , United Arab Emirates February 5, 2019. Francis Assisi - the pope's namesake - and the Sultan of Egypt Malek al-Kamel, in 1219.
Last year, it was reported that some of Mark Zuckerburg's earlier messages to people had been disappearing from the recipients' inboxes.
Now the platform's more than 1 billion users can retract hastily sent messages, including typos or embarrassing content.
Those updated goals include making progress on the social issues Facebook is facing, building services that improve people's lives, supporting businesses and being more transparent about the role Facebook plays in the world.
This will give you up to 10 minutes to retract a message after it's been sent, even in a group chat.
Man shot, held in Brisbane airport scare
Assistant Commissioner Peter Crawford said the tactical decision made at the time was suitable to contain the alleged offender. The incident ended when police shot the man with a non-lethal beanbag rounds, after which he surrendered to officers.
Facebook did not confirm whether it would now only delete executives' messages in line with the restrictions of the new tool, or if it would go back to using the all-powerful feature initially built for Zuckerberg. Once that info came out, everyone who uses Messenger wanted in on the functionality too-and now Facebook is delivering.
But despite such scrutiny the company continues to grow - its latest financial results showed revenue up 30% and profits up 61% on this time a year ago.
Facebook showing how the feature will work. Florencia Herra-Vega, the CTO of encrypted messaging app Peerio, told Business Insider via message.
Pro MMA fighter with pending murder charges captured after 9-hour dragnet
Maya Maxwell is charged with evidence tampering and is jailed in Bell County, Texas, on US$150,000 (NZ217,000) bond. She is accused of allowing Marks and Maya Maxwell (right) to stay in her home between January 5 and January 9.