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message_deleted message event

A message was deleted

Compatibility: RTM Events API


{
    "type": "message",
    "subtype": "message_deleted",
    "hidden": true,
    "channel": "C2147483705",
    "ts": "1358878755.000001",
    "deleted_ts": "1358878749.000002"
}

A message_deleted message is sent when a message in a channel is deleted, usually via the chat.delete method.

The deleted_ts property gives the timestamp of the message that was deleted.

If clients find an existing message with the same deleted_ts and channel, the existing message should be removed from the local model and UI. The original message will no longer return in history calls.

All types of messages are eligible for deletion, not just user-sent messages.

Events API compatibility

Subscribe to this event via the Events API.

Events of this type will be wrapped in metadata when sent via the Events API.