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How to know if I am blocked in Gmail chat

I blocked some programmer on Gmail chat and after two weeks I unblocked him. Now instead of the status circle I don't see anything (and that after I sent him some mail, thus I expected to see his ...
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Does Slack have threaded chat or “respond to x” functionality?

We just started experimenting with Slack on my team. It's an awesome product, packed with third-party integrations and user-friendly features. But one that it doesn't have: threaded comments. I'm ...
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Why is Facebook telling people my last login time when I turned off chat for them?

First of all, I have already seen this question, and my question is not a duplicate of that one. In that question, the OP said he turned off his Facebook chat and his friends still see a green dot ...
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Import IMO chat history into something readable

I've got a bunch of chats from third-party clients from IMO.im before their service decided to become a proprietary-only client. Problem is, the chat logs are hardly readable as-is, here's a sample ...
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Hangouts as chatrooms

I was hoping I could use Hangouts as chat-rooms, but it doesn't seem that easy. What I was expecting is that I can bring my Hangout contacts into a chat-room authorized by their hangout ID. Also all ...
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Removing a Name from Gmail Chat

In Gmail Chat, the Never show button has disappeared. How do I get it back?
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Facebook chat messages still go to email if it’s off?

If chat is turned off on Facebook, will I still receive the messages to my email? Or only to the Facebook inbox now?
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Facebook App chat very weird situation

I have Facebook app on my iPhone 4S and I have an issue. Although chat is off, when I check my Facebook from my iPhone, any Facebook friend of mine can enter his inbox where we had conversation and he ...
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How does Facebook figure out my top friends

The friends in my chat window on Facebook are pretty much all people I interact with most on Facebook. There is one person however that I have removed from my newsfeed and though I used Facebook to ...
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How do I message Google Document collaborators?

When I'm collaborating with others on a single document I'd like to be able to send them messages as I would in a chat client but without switching between windows. I can't see a way to do this from ...
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Revert changes done to Facebook chat

I'm new to Facebook (yes, that is still possible!). Yesterday, when I registered, Facebook chat in my account was tiny (about 1/5 of screen height) and showed only true on-line Friends. Today, ...
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Why are friends I never talk to in the top section of the chat list?

Sometimes I have friends showing in the top chat side bar that I never talk to, so I wonder why they are in the top of the chat side bar and not in the 'other friends' on chat. Could it be that ...
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how to know when chat coversations have been deleted

How to see full conversations on chat. And how to tell if chats have been deleted? I looked on Facebook saw an alert. But maybe the chat was deleted?
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Is it possible to block, filter, or minimize Facebook chat “stickers”?

Facebook has recently made great strides in their effort to be the most evil web app of all time, by adding "stickers" to chat. The most annoying thing about these "stickers", is that they are so ...
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Facebook shows me as online even if I turned off chat. How can I be offline in Facebook?

I never use Facebook Chat. It's always turned off. But I realized that it shows me as online (green dot) to my friends even if it's turned off. Is there any way to be offline in Facebook? I don't ...
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How to setup new Gmail Hangouts

I recently heard about Google Hangouts at Gmail, and I accidentally ignored “Try it now” while it asked me to try Google Hangouts. Is there any way to enable the new features back on Gmail if I ...
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Who have I blocked on GChat?

Recently I found out I'd accidentally blocked someone on GChat, and now I'd like to know who else I might have blocked? How do I figure this out? (I have too many contacts to go through them one by ...
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Why does Gmail save a chat in Sent Mail?

I use Gmail. I have a chat conversation in Sent Mail, not in Inbox! Sent Mail means email, but I have a chat there like 1 email-1 line of a chat. It annoys me... I have Conversation view off. I have ...
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Can't call contact using Gmail's voice calling

I can call phone numbers and hangout with people, but I can't call a contact using the "Voice calling" feature. My contact says he doesn't get any notification when I try calling him. He can call me ...
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How do you search for the frequency with which a few specific words are used in gmail chats with a specific person?

A friend asked me to make an info-graph in celebration of he and his wife having a baby due pretty soon. I have an idea for it - frequency of baby terms (baby, babies, kid, kids) by month in our ...
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Yahoo Messenger chat history

I cannot see any of my recent chat messages any more. I tried to chat with one or two friends and open the chat history to see whether new messages appear in the log. But nothing is logged. even in my ...
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Gmail Chat How to turn it on

Okay, so our school gave everybody a Gmail account, and everybody "chatted" on it when we were supposed to be working. One day we went on gmail and everybody's chat is gone completely. We all think ...
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How to retrieve complete chat from a Twitter chat?

I was in a Twitter chat with a group on tweetchat.com but now when I search the for chat tag, only the last 20 messages or so show up. Is there a way to retrieve all of the chat, which is probably ...
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It is possible to hide or disable chat on Google Drive for all the users that are sharing the document?

I need to disable the chat on my Google Drive’s shared documents, as I work with people around the world who need privacy. As I discovered, you have the chance to disable it in your own account, but I ...
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Contacts list and Chat Box suddenly disappeared from the lefthand side of Gmail account

Even though chat is on, I can’t see my chat list. Can you please tell me how can I get back?
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Pidgin compatible multi-user chatrooms?

Now that Yahoo chatrooms are gone, what other Pidgin supported services have chat rooms? I have tried conference.jabber.org, but virtually every room is empty. I know many Yahoo users migrated to ...
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Chat application for Amazon Mechanical Turk

(I hope this is the right place for the question. If not, please fill free to migrate it.) I would like to collect logs of chats in a specific subject (namely, negotiation between an employer and an ...
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Getting someone's attention in Campfire

According to this help page, you can get someone's attention by starting a message with @. But I don't see what it does. What I want is similar to IRC - normal messages don't make a sound effect, but ...
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Does “previewing” a Facebook message mark it as Seen?

Say I get a New Message notification (the red box over the Messages icon). I then click on the Messages icon, so I am viewing the "preview" of all of my recent conversations. The red notification icon ...
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Facebook chat contacts mixed up

Earlier this week, my chat contacts on Facebook's sidebar got mixed up. The upper part, where my most frequently contacted friends are usually located, was replaced by the bottom part, that is, "more ...
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Historical Web Group Chat Client [closed]

For one of my projects, I used iRC, which was good, except for two things: The FreeNode web chat client (used Javascript) disconnected users frequently Users who enter a room don't see past messages ...
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Send chat request to all Gmail users

I started my personal domain and configured Gmail to use as mail server. I imported all contacts from my old Gmail account to the new one. Now, how I can send chat request to all contacts from my new ...
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Simple community/chat software for children [closed]

I got asked the other day by my 9 year old nephew if I could make him a website. He wanted a specific background image and a login/register button. When his friends login they could get promoted by my ...
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Person A is online and sends a message to person B; person B is offline but opens the message, is “seen” still displayed to person A?

Person A sends a message via chat or just normal private messaging on to person B.. Person B opens the message in there private message area, but is offline on facebook chat.. Questions Does ...
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Display all hidden chat members in Gtalk

Gtalk doesn't provide groups in chat window. If I am online, I am online for all. If I am invisible, I am invisible for all. So, I see a very large list when I get online. For me, say for example, few ...
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Change the display name of my friends in Google+

Some friends chose weird nicknames that I cant relate to them and I cant recognize them in the Chat list. I went to "Contacts" in my Google account (https://mail.google.com/mail/#contacts) and I ...
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What happens when I click “No” to “X wants to be able to chat” in Gmail? Will he or she know?

I don't want to be rude. But I don't want to chat with this person in Gmail. Will he/she be notified or otherwise know if I say no to his/her chat request?
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Chat with Facebook friends without having Facebook account

I had a Facebook account, and deleted it, since I found Facebook overwhelming. Now, I would just like to chat (using web app or computer program) with some of my Facebook friends, so I wonder if this ...
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Group chat on Google+ on Mac

Does anyone know how to start a multiuser chat on Google+ on Mac OS? It seems like I simply don't have the icon to begin it! I've looked around for an answer but they merely list the instructions, ...
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Unable to see textbox in Gmail chat window

I logged into Gmail this morning and opened the chat and was stunned to see that the textbox in the chat window is not visible at all. Even if I pop out the chat window, I still cannot see the ...
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Adding all Gmail contacts to Gmail chat

I want to add all of my contacts to the chat list. I have selected "Show in chat list:">All Contacts, but not all of my contacts are showing there. How do I do it?
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Removing someone from Gmail chat list

How do I remove someone from my Gmail chat list, but not from my Gmail contacts? Please note that blocking is not an option, as I want to allow the person to invite me on chat later if he wants.
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Adding Yahoo contacts to Google Talk

How do I add Yahoo contacts to Google Talk? I have several people who don't have Gmail accounts and I'd like to be able to chat with them via Google Talk in my Gmail inbox.
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Is there a way to move the chat window to the right side of Gmail?

I am using Gmail with too many labels with multiple levels. I also have the Preview Pane lab enabled. I want to move the chat window to the right side. It was previously there. But I am not able to ...
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How to pop out the new Facebook chat? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Facebook chat only page Facebook has rolled out a new chat UI. I always used to use the option 'pop out chat' that appeared in the menu at the top of the chat interface, ...
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Open-source Campfire alternative [closed]

I've used Campfire by 37Signals and thought it was pretty cool. A bit pricey for me though and I would only use it with friends so I want a free alternative. Found TalkerApp and they offer a do a free ...
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Are there any embeddable chat room services that aren't Meebo? [closed]

I run a weekly live podcast, and I currently use Meebo because of it's instant access for users. Users don't need to connect with Facebook or Twitter or confirm their email, they are just thrown into ...
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Stop Facebook from recording chat?

For about 2 weeks now, Facebook has started recording chat messages to my messages inbox. Is there a way to stop this? I'm constantly getting notifications when I'm chatting that I've got a new ...
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Facebook chat alert “Friend is using an application to access chat.”

I am using the Facebook chat a lot but today something odd started happening. When I try to send my friends a message through the Facebook chat they will receive a pop up message saying something like ...
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Smiley? Where do they come from?

How does the chat application like that found in Facebook(for example), uses smiley's? That is my question is how does these symbols(smiley's) come from? Do they have any ASCII characters, because ...