You are here: Home » News-IANS » General
Business Standard

Telegram now lets users delete entire chat history

IANS  |  San Francisco 

Giving tough competition to that lets its users delete "for everyone" within a time limit, private and service has expanded its similar feature that allows users to unsend that come from either them or the person who sent the message, without any time limit.

"In 2013, we gave millions of people power over their data with end-to-end Today, we are giving hundreds of millions of users complete control of any private conversation they have ever had.

"You can now choose to delete any message you have sent or received from both sides in any private chat. The will disappear for both you and the other person -- without leaving a trace," the company wrote in a blog post this week.

The encrypted app has also introduced a way to restrict who can forward users' messages.

"When this setting is enabled, your forwarded messages will no longer lead back to your account -- they'll just display an unclickable name in the 'from' field. This way people you chat with will have no verifiable proof you ever sent them anything," the company added.

has over 200 million monthly active users.

--IANS

ksc/vd

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Tue, March 26 2019. 19:12 IST
RECOMMENDED FOR YOU
RECOMMENDED FOR YOU