Neowin: Twitter might let you ‘undo’ tweets in the future… if you pay for it. “As spotted by prominent reverse engineer Jane Manchun Wong – who found out about the feature in the first place -, there appears to be a subscription page currently tied to the ‘undo tweet’ functionality. While this makes sense given that we know that Twitter is considering a subscription service, it’s difficult to see the value in paying for a capability that only allows you a five-second respite so you can undo a tweet before it is sent.”
Reuters: Twitter explores ‘undo send’ feature for paying users. “App researcher Jane Manchun Wong, who discovers unannounced social media features by looking at the sites’ code, tweeted an animation showing a tweet with a spelling error where an ‘undo’ button was available before a short timer ran out.”
Mashable: Facebook is testing encrypted video and audio calls . “Facebook might offer encrypted video and audio chats to its users soon. App researcher Jane Manchun Wong found evidence of the feature being tested as part of Facebook’s Secret Conversation Messenger feature.”
CNET: Instagram could soon let you send direct messages on desktop. “You may soon be able to use Instagram Direct to ping one or more people on desktop. Tipster Jane Manchun Wong tweeted about the rumored feature on Tuesday, along with screenshots of what Direct for desktop could look like.” Jane Wong strikes again!
Social Media Today: Instagram’s Working on a New ‘Stop-Motion’ Tool for Stories. “Are you sick of reading over and over again about how you need to be creating video content, when you don’t have the skills, equipment, nor inspiration to be coming up with effective, engaging video posts? This might help – according to reverse engineering maverick Jane Manchun Wong, Instagram is developing a new ‘Stop-Motion’ camera option for Instagram Stories, which would provide another way to create interesting video updates, without having to record any actual video at all.”