WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW:
- Snapchat is now allowing users to delete unopened sent messages, according to 9to5Mac.
- The multimedia messaging app launches the feature out to some people starting Monday.
- Snapchat’s new feature can be used by everyone within the next few weeks, the company announced.
Snapchat is launching a new feature called Clear Chats. This will let users to delete messages from personal and group chat-threads, and that’s even after the messages have already been viewed
Here’s how it works according to The Verge: To delete a sent message, simply press and hold on the media (text, audio, photo, etc.) you’d like to get rid of and a pop-up will appear asking if you’d like to delete. Just tap, and the content in question will disappear. The person you sent the message to will still get a notification that something was sent to them and deleted, but as long as it was never opened in the first place, they won’t know what it was.
The company has also said that the availability of its second-generation Spectacles is expanding to Amazon. The wearable camera is now slimmer, including the case, compared to the first version. The next generation Spectacles are water resistant, the transfer speed between Spectacles and the phone has improved.
The second-gen Spectacles became available exclusively on Spectacles.com starting April 26. They should be available to buy from Amazon June 11 including the first model.
Snapchat’s second generation Spectacles are priced at $149.99 in the US with three colors to choose from: onyx moonlight, ruby daybreak and sapphire twilight.
Source: The Verge