Facebook Tests ‘Self-Destructing Posts’ Feature

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Facebook officials have confirmed that they are testing a new smartphone feature allowing users to schedule “self-destructing posts” that disappear from their news feed a set time after posting, a function similar to that offered by the app Snapchat, which Facebook unsuccessfully tried to acquire last year for $3 billion. What do you think?

“This is the next best thing to never having to see them in the first place.”

David Robertson • Summer Analyst

“Finally, a way to post things that I know in advance are a bad idea to share.”

Michelle Saunders • Animal Caretaker


“Yeah, that’s a $3 billion feature all right.”

Rick Morse • Shoe Lacer