Missing messages come from Facebook-owned WhatsApp

Facebook-owned WhatsApp said on Thursday it would introduce missing messages on WhatsApp, a move that would increase its challenge to make SnapChat a competitor.

 

Missing messages come from Facebook-owned WhatsApp

The messaging service, used by more than two billion people worldwide, says it will enable people to choose whether to retain their messages or delete them after seven days.

 

A WhatsApp blog post said, "Nowadays, WhatsApp messages often live on our phones forever. While it's great to capture the memories of friends and family, most of us don't need to send them. Is."

 

"Our goal is to make conversations on WhatsApp feel as personal as possible, which means they shouldn't last forever. That's why we introduced the option to use lost messages on WhatsApp." We are very excited about it. "

 

Earlier, Facebook introduced a similar option for its messenger platform, following in the footsteps of SnapChat, which has gained a strong following among young smartphone users.

 

The blog post said, "WhatsApp chose the seven-day window because we believe it gives peace of mind that conversations are not permanent, while in practice you don't forget what you're talking about Were talking. "

 

"The shopping list or store address you received a few days ago will be there when you need it, and then disappear when you don't need it."

 

The move is on the verge of losing young viewers to competitors such as SnapChat and TikTok, as well as Facebook's core social network, as Facebook-owned Instagram continues to grow in this demographic group. ۔

 

Last month, Piper Jaffe's survey of American teens showed that SnapChat was their favorite social media platform, and Tik Tok overtook Instagram.


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