Facebook tests ‘secret message’ service

Private messages that can disappear are being trialled by Facebook as it experiments with a new option for those using its Messenger app. They become hidden after a certain period of time chosen by the author, the firm said. It is part of a new “secret message” service having a limited trial, Facebook announced. Senders must choose one device to use it on, as messages sent this way are stored on the device itself. Those flagged to “disappear” will be deleted from the device as well. “Starting a secret conversation…

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