The latest Skype beta added read receipts, similar to the Google Hangouts, Facebook, et al where the person’s display picture moves to where they’ve read so far.
I’m curious what everyone thinks about this feature in general.
In the platforms that already have it, I have found the feature both extremely useful and extremely annoying. In particular on the PC where it can be a little harder to “cheat” by looking at the messages sans receipt using notifications like you can on mobile platforms (although Windows 10’s Action Center can help with that if available/used correctly).
Sort of related, the latest version of Telegram added “mark as unread”, which doesn’t undo the read receipt to your contact, but does let you make a conversation appear as if it still has a message you haven’t read yet.