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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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 ...