I'm not on Facebook, but if I were, Inebriated Friday Night Me would nearly certainly appreciate the ability to unsend plastered messages.
The feature appears to be pretty straightforward, but according to Wong, you'll only be able to unsend a message within a certain time limit. In that case, there is still record that you did send a message and that you deleted it.
This upcoming feature could be advantageous for individuals who send inappropriate messages to someone and wish to delete them With it, users might feel more comfortable when they send a message since they can easily recant the text. Now you cannot be able to delete messages after you click the "send" button. One should note, though, that the feature will only allow users to exercise the option within a limited time period. So, basically, this feature follows the same principles of the "delete message for everyone" option in WhatsApp.
However, this feature has the same twist as WhatsApp.
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But it is not the first time that Facebook implemented such capacity. The option is still not available to everyone, in fact only a handful of users have experienced this feature as of now. To use it, you just have to hold the text you wish to delete and pick the unsend option to erase it from history. Snapchat added the feature on its app earlier in June.
Mark Zuckerberg caused controversy around six months ago. nothing unusual for Facebook you may think. Deleting the message will remove the message from your end, but unsending will remove the message for both the parties.
The feature is said to be in the experimental stage and it's unclear if the Facebook-owned platform has already made up its mind to deploy the new feature on a large scale.