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WhatsApp: Unlike Snapchat, ‘Self-destructing feature’ is new

WhatsApp: Unlike Snapchat, ‘Self-destructing feature’ is new
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Renowned Instant messaging platform WhatsApp is set to launch a bunch of new features for its users and self- destructing messaging feature is the highly awaited feature.

Well, there is already a lot of anticipation around the Dark Theme from WhatsApp, the self-destructing messaging feature could be interesting as the name suggests, HT reports.

As speculated, this self-destructing feature is nothing like that of Snapchat as WhatsApp’s feature has a different purpose and will work differently.

The first thing to know is that WhatsApp’s self-destructing messages feature will launch as “Delete Messages.”

The new feature is essentially aimed at Group chat users along with the one-on-one users.

The purpose of “Delete Messages” is to help users automatically delete older messages.

 “Groups have usually a lot of messages and this feature could help to save your phone storage, deleting old messages automatically (only administrators will be able to enable/disable it),” WABetainfo reported last month.

As for the time intervals, WhatsApp users will get five options to choose from – 1 hour, 1 day, 1 week, 1 month and 1 year.

Apart from this feature, WhatsApp is set to launch other interesting features like ‘Dark Theme’, UPI-based WhatsApp Pay payment service, and deeper Messenger and Instagram integration among others.

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