August 8, 2022

What you need to know

  • WhatsApp is rolling out a new feature that lets group admins delete messages for everyone.
  • The new capability is available to beta testers for the time being.
  • Group members will be able to see which group admin removed a certain message.

WhatsApp is adding a new feature that allows admins to remove unwanted or abusive messages sent by any group chat participant, and deleted messages will be removed for everyone.

According to WABetaInfo (opens in new tab), the Meta-owned messaging platform is rolling out the new capability for group admins. The report says that it’s only currently available in the beta version, though not all beta testers may see it at this moment.