Facebook has just rolled out Vanish Mode feature for both Messenger and Instagram users in the United States and some select markets on Friday. The social media giant has brought in Vanish Mode which works very alike to Snapchat’s Vanish mode.
Vanish Mode feature is rolled out to select users worldwide starting today. Although, this feature is expected to reach the remaining markets in upcoming days. Also, Facebook India hasn’t confirmed yet when this feature will make an appearance India or not.
This feature will let users send text, photos, and voice messages which will disappear or “vanish” once seen and the chatbox is closed. A similar feature was also rolled for WhatApp last week. Vanish mode will work on individual chats and is currently unavailable for group chats. Facebook is offering its vanish mode as an opt-in feature to give users even more control to their conversation.
To enable the Vanish mode, simply a swipe away, from a private chat on Messenger and Instagram. Similarly, users can swipe up again to go back to the standard chat mode. In vanish mode, Facebook didn’t omit any features already have in the regular chat mode. Users still have access to send text messages, images, GIFs, stickers, and even reactions.
Facebook is on the way to improve the privacy of its users using Vanish Mode. Apparently, vanish mode can notify the other person if you take a screenshot of conservation happening. Beyond that users can report the conversation if they feel unsafe.