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Facebook Is Testing ‘Schedule Deletion’ Of Posts Feature

One of the reasons that made a popular messaging app Snapchat highly popular was because of the feature that let the message expire itself in a certain time. And surely, it is a founding father of such feature. However, it is not going to be alone as Facebook is also reportedly said to be testing similar feature on the iOS platform.

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Facebook spokesperson reportedly said, “We’re running a small pilot of a feature on Facebook for iOS that lets people schedule deletion of their posts in advance.” The iOS users may soon see an option which would allow a post to “expire” anywhere from 1 hour to week. For those that are wondering, even after the post expires and is removed from the timeline, it still takes a few months to take it out of the back-up servers.


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  • nice feature, we’ll integrate that too soon 🙂