Facebook chat is the instant chat messaging system by Facebook.

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New Facebook Chat list not working

I have the new Facebook layout with the chat listings on left hand side in a black column. It's giving me the following problems: Now the chat column minimises and I can't see the names or the green ...
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In Facebook chat, if someone is in my top list, like, i always see when he is online, does he see me too?

In Facebook chat, if someone is in my top list, like, i always see when he is online, does he see me too? like, if there are 2 people, X and Y which doesnt in any specific list. X sees Y on the top ...
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How to download a conversation in Facebook

I need your help to download the whole- complete conversation with my friend in Facebook. The way I can do that is to scroll (∞) and copy, but that will take more than an hour or a day. Is there any ...
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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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What does the phone by itself mean?

You have the green thing which means they are online by computer. Then you have the phone with the number next to it saying how long they've been away. So if the phone is by itself does that mean that ...
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How do I stay signed out of chat?

Whenever I turn off chat using the Facebook website, after a while, if I open Facebook again I'll be signed in to chat. I should explain my setup. I have Windows 8 and a Windows Phone which are both ...
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When I read a message from Facebook through and IM app (Pidgin) and close the window, can it be marked as read on Facebook web as well?

I use Pidgin for chat on Facebook. Often when people write to me, I just read it and close the window that displayed their message (typically: me: by them:by -->[I close the window]). Now this leads ...
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How can I delete messages from group chat in Facebook?

My friend and I chatted some personal information between us in a group chat being absent minded. So now we are stuck. We need to delete those messages permanently. So is it possible to delete the ...
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Receive a notification when a friend appears online in Facebook chat

Recently, I've been wondering about the possibility of receiving a notification when a friend comes online in Facebook chat. After a bit of googling, I've found http://www.gmarjil.com/ and ...
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Facebook - download chat history

I have a quite long (several thousands of messages) chat history with one of my friends which I'd like to download and store safely on my own computer. I did not bear this in mind from the beginning ...
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Facebook chatting—3rd party creating a chat conversation

Is it possible for a 3rd party to create a private Facebook chat conversation between 2 other people?
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How to do bold and italic formatting in Facebook Chat

A follow-up to Text formatting enhancements on Facebook, how does one create bold and italic formatting in Facebook chat? Is it possible to provide emphasis within messages? I think (maybe I'm going ...
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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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What's the new “Seen ” in Facebook Chat?

What's this newly-appearing-never-seen-before thing in Facebook Chat:
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How to disable “Seen by” in Facebook chat

When two or more people chat together, Seen by appears when one of the participants views the last message. It is nice to know your message has been viewed, but it is also an invasion of privacy. ...
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On what basis Facebook Categorizes the online friends' list?

See this snapshot: Which friends' come under the "More Online Friends" List? Okay, now many of my friends are offline; why is it that some of them appear in the main list (as offline) while others ...
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Facebook is not showing online members in a Group's Chat

Earlier, Facebook used to show online members at the top in group chat box but recently I have noticed that it no longer does. Chat option is still available but the list of online members has just ...
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Can't see Facebook friend as online in chat [closed]

Both my friend and I have Facebook chat activated, and we can both see other Facebook friends listed as online in Facebook chat. We can't see each other as online in Facebook chat. We've refreshed ...
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Facebook account sends link for video chat in chat pop up automatically

Sometimes my Facebook account sends link for video chat in chat pop up window by its own to any of my online friends. Sometime it sends links like "this guy looks like u" and something like that. All ...
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How can I log out of Facebook chat?

About a week ago, Facebook was "upgraded" - don't know if it's a world wide issue - and the Facebook chat is always online. No matter I sign out. How can I disable / completely sign out of Facebook ...
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Facebook chat — offline friends shown above online friends [closed]

With the new FB sidebar chat application, I am getting a subset of my friends always visible on the sidebar, regardless of their online status Others appear in the More friends section when they are ...
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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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How to keep Facebook chat online in Google Chrome with facebook tab closed

I was just trying to stay in touch with Facebook without keep the Facebook tab always open. Now I can check any notification with this Google Chrome extension And I have to open the tab only when ...
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Facebook chat only page

I don't remember exactly how I got to it, but I opened a page (external possibly) that only showed the chat interface of Facebook. It was quite similar to the gabtastik screenshot What I wanted was ...
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How to disable in-page Facebook chat for good?

I know you can go in Options > Go Offline. But since I use Pidgin to connect to Facebook Chat, it keeps coming online again. I only want to use it in pidgin. How to remove it from the Facebook web ...
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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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How to switch off the message tone in Facebook

I want to switch off the message tone in Facebook. That is the beep sound that chimes when any of my friends messages me via chat. How can I do this?
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What is Jabber, and how is it related to Facebook chat?

What else uses Jabber besides Facebook chat?
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Is there a way to retrieve/search through old facebook chat messages? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I view Facebook chat history? I assume that chat messages are stored on the FB servers, but I cannot seem to find a way to access them en-masse through the FB ...
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Tracking friends on Facebook chat [closed]

Can someone please recommend me a tool to alert me when a specific person (or a group) comes online?