WhatsApp testing Ability to Let Group Admins Delete Messages for Everyone


It is reported by WABetaInfo that WhatsApp beta update will allow group admins to delete messages in their groups for all members.

It appears that this is an extension of WhatsApp's 'Delete for Everyone' feature from 2017.”

The Delete for Everyone feature in WhatsApp allows users to delete messages in individual chats as well as groups for everyone

“However, the feature isn't yet available to group admins who want to delete messages sent by members of their groups for all.”

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Members will see a notice that reads, "This was removed by an admin" on messages deleted by group administrators, according to a screenshot shared by WABetaInfo.


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By adding this feature, group administrators will be able to remove messages circulating fake news and misinformation for all their members.