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WhatsApp rival Telegram just unveiled a killer feature and everyone wants it

We’ve all sent texts we’ve regretted, which is why WhatsApp rival Telegram’s introduction of a new feature allowing you to edit messages after you’ve sent them is a godsend.

Effective immediately, Telegram users can edit their messages after they’ve been delivered across group and one-to-one chats.

Announcing the new on its blog, Telegram wrote:

“Starting today, you can edit the text of your messages after sending them…This works across all Telegram chats, including groups and one-on-one conversations.”

To take advantage of the new functionality, just tap and hold on the message you want to tweak, then press ‘Edit’ in the app, or hit the up arrow if you’re using the desktop version.

The update includes a few other nifty new features, including @ mentions and inline bot attachments, but it’s the ability to take back your latest drunken rant that could be the real game changer.

Is Telegram’s latest update enough to tempt you away from WhatsApp? Let us know in the comments below.

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