Whatsapp promises, a priori, to put an end to spelling errors and misunderstandings on its platform. As of this Monday, the messaging app has started rolling out one of its most awaited features – the ability to edit sent messages in its versions for iPhone and Android devices.
“We are pleased to offer you more control over your chatsas you will now be able to correct simple spelling errors to add further context to a message,” he explained Mark Zuckerbergcourier owner, through a post he published this afternoon on his page Facebook.
WhatsApp: how to edit the content of a message
After rolling out several improvements across the personalization of text messagesLike the ability to add another font, the messaging app has gone one step further with the implementation of an edit button. Just long press on the sent message and choose “Edit” from the menu to make spelling or syntax changes.
But as happens in other functions, such as automatic deletion of messages, modification of message content can be done within fifteen minutes of sendingin an individual communication or in a group chat.
edited posts will show the status “modified”then the recipients will be aware of the fix, but they will not be able to see the history of changes.
On the other hand, as clarified by Meta, as with all personal messages, media files and calls, the changes you make will be protected by end-to-end encryption.
Chat with password, another novelty of WhatsApp
WhatsApp has released a new feature expected by many on Android and iOS devices (iPhone), as it provides even more privacy to protect the content of conversations: it’s about blocking chats.
While it has been possible for some time to archive conversations so that the incoming conversation list is not visible, now this new update will allow protect the desired chats with password.
In the presentation of this novelty, Mark Zuckerberg, CEO of Meta and owner of WhatsApp, provided more details about it: “This feature will make your more private conversations. They will be protected in a hidden section with a password and notifications will not show who sent messages or the content of them.
How chat blocking will work WhatsApp’s feature to enter a password in chats. Photo: lens.
The secure chats folder will appear above the archived folder and will be protected with a password or biometric data. As Zuckerberg has indicated, notifications from chats archived in this new section will reveal neither the sender nor the content of the message.
Both the edit message button and the chat blocker have already started rolling out worldwide and will be available to all users in the coming weeks as acknowledged by Meta.
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