Facebook is making plans to introduce a feature letting customers of its messenger app retract messages after a file that mark Zuckerberg, FB’s chief executive officer, used an early version of the function without telling every person.
Techcrunch suggested past due on Thursday (April 5) that multiple people saw messenger missives from Zuckerberg disappear. Facebook said the feature turned into evolved after the Sony statistics hack in 2014, which exposed a trove of touchy internal communications.
So Facebook created a functionality that permit executives expunge their app messages after a period of time.
“we are able to now be making a broader delete message function to be had. this can make an effort,” a FB spokeswoman wrote in an electronic mail on Friday.
“Till this selection is prepared, we will no longer be deleting any executives’ messages. we ought to have performed this sooner – and we’re sorry that we did now not.”
Facebook is coping with the worst privateness disaster in its records within the wake of the Cambridge Analytica records scandal. the company said earlier this week that it scans content inside the messenger app to song abuse. Zuckerberg is scheduled to testify before congress on April 10 and 11.