Tech 19 Nov
Facebook Messenger recently faced an issue where users were seeing old messages that dated long ago. While this was irritating for a lot of users, the social media giant shared that it was aware of the issue and a fix for it would be rolling out very soon. First shared by various users on Twitter, Facebook Messenger showed up old messages without any context and were being treated by the Messenger as newer ones.
Talking about this issue, Facebook’s spokesperson shared in a statement, "Some people are seeing older messages on Facebook.com. We are aware of the issue and are actively working to resolve it in as soon as possible," and also "We apologize for the inconvenience,"
Facebook continues to include new features in Messenger like dark mode, reactions and mentions and so much more lately. The instant chat app has been cluttered as the company accepts that them self. This current issue has been quite severe for many who wanted to forgot their old memories and Facebook Messenger made those memories (through past message conversations) refresh again.
Previously, Facebook accidentally did a similar thing where it compiled old memories for people through the feature named as ‘On this day’ which also brought forward painful memories for people that they never wanted to look back to again. While technology could be entertaining and helpful, it surely could get messed up our lives as well.