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Note: I AM NOT ASKING HOW TO HIDE A PREVIEW for myself. I'm asking how to delete for everyone a preview that has already been posted.

Here is the workflow that I'm talking about

  1. Make a post in slack with a youtube link and Click Send

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  1. Post shows up with preview

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  1. Pick "Edit Message"

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  1. Remove the link and pick "Save Changes"

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  1. Even though there is no longer a link in the post there is still a preview.

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In fact even changing the link to something else does not fix/remove the preview

Here is pasting a link from imgur

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And here's the result. The link shows imgur, the preview is still Youtube

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How do I remove the preview when editing? Just like my edits show up for everyone else I want the fact that I removed the link to remove the preview for everyone else as well. It's part of my edit

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Using your own example from YouTube, when you hover over the image there is a little cross on the left side of the thumbnail. Click there.

How to remove a preview from YouTube links in Slack

This creates a dialogue, click on remove

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Once the preview is removed, Slack shows your message as edited, and the preview is removed from the message. And this change is visible to everyone in the channel.

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