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WhatsApp may let you Recall Sent Messages and Track Friends Location in Realtime

WhatsApp may let you Recall Sent Messages and Track Friends Location in Realtime

February 02, 2017Wang Wei
Are you the victim of sending awkward WhatsApp messages to your friends, families, and colleagues while you're drunk? No need to panic now, as you'll soon be able to recall your drunk or mistakenly sent text messages on WhatsApp – a much-demanded feature. Recall Unread Messages Sent Mistakenly The most popular instant messaging service is reportedly testing the ability to edit or completely recall messages that have already been sent, allowing you to edit or delete a message from your friend's phone if it is yet to be read. This new feature, first spotted by Twitter account @WABetaInfo , may be included in a new beta version of WhatsApp's next update before making it into a full consumer release. If so, the update will add " Revoke " and " Edit " options for messages with gray tick marks that have not yet been viewed by the recipient. Blue ticks on WhatsApp represents that the recipient has seen your sent messages. If the sender click
WhatsApp Could Offer 'Like' and 'Mark as Unread' Features Soon

WhatsApp Could Offer 'Like' and 'Mark as Unread' Features Soon

July 11, 2015Swati Khandelwal
The popular instant messaging app WhatsApp might adopt some features from its parent company, Facebook. The messaging giant is testing some new features that might be coming to the app soon. The features include a 'Like' button similar to that of Facebook and a 'Mark as Unread' feature for chat messages, AndroidPit reports . 'Like' Button for Images Ilhan Pektas, WhatsApp beta tester, recently claimed that a future WhatsApp update will introduce a 'Like' button for images, indicating the company might allow users to Like their friend’s profile picture and images shared in groups as well. There aren't many details about the new features yet, but if implemented, Like button feature is something that could improve group chats. 'Mark as Unread' Feature to Chats Besides implementing Like button, WhatsApp is also planning to introduce a 'Mark as Unread' feature to chat messages that will offer recipients abil
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