Snapchat Now Lets You Delete Sent Messages, Begins Selling Spectacles on Amazon

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Snapchat's popularity has suffered a hit in recent months since the much-maligned update which caused a huge ruckus amongst their users.

It's rolled out a new "clear chat" function which lets you delete stuff you wish had never been sent.

The "delete chat" feature will be landing on all platforms globally in the coming weeks, according to a statement issued by the company, and it will work even when a message has been saved by other members of the conversation.

All you need to do is go to the conversation you'd like to delete.

Now Snapchat has stepped in to save you some of the pain of missent messages. Long press on the message or media (sticker, audio or video, etc.) and tap "Delete".

It's really easy, all you have to do is hold down on a message and the option will come up to delete the message from the chat history.

Of course, there's still one major workaround: Determined users can screenshot the message if they truly want to keep evidence of it.

Snapchat rose to prominence for its ephemeral messaging service that allows users to send self-deleting photos to friends.

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