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Facebook owned chatting service, WhatsApp is testing a new feature that could soon let users recall messages sent within five minutes, offering a way to prevent embarrassment over mistaken texts.

The sought after feature will allow users to “unsend” messages, removing them from a receiver’s phone before they have had a chance to read them.

It is not clear whether will include texts that have already been delivered and read, or just those that are still in transit.

According to @WABetaInfo, the firm is testing the feature in a new beta release of WhatsApp Web version 0.2.4077.

WhatsApp is also testing new shortcuts for formatting text on a beta version of the app on Android. In the beta version, the app displays a full range of formatting options—Bold, italic, strike-through, when an excerpt of text is selected.