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From now on, yes. Facebook provides Read Receipts for its users. How do I know if a friend has seen a message I sent? When someone sees your most recent message, it will be marked as seen. That way, you always know who got the message, and who didn't. Messages are marked as seen if the person is actively chatting or checking their ...
The sender should be shown at the top of the message. If this is missing then it is probably a fake notification email which is intended to look like it came from Facebook; they probably want you to click on the link and maybe enter your Facebook login and password on their fake site. Obviously you should not do that.
If it is an extensive discussion and it cannot be taken off of Facebook (mail/skype etc) then use Groups as temporary message boards. The current flaw (last time I checked, this could have been removed by now) in groups allows you to add friends without having them accept. You can then start the message there and those who have been invited will receive a ...
I know that Facebook wanted to make the email communication platform very casual and not formal. This might be a reason why most people don't want to use it. I think people are forgetting the benefits (like getting a text or IM right away) of the service. You can send emails to people and receive emails from people using your @facebook.com email address. ...
People already have email accounts. Plus, I think you need an email account before signing up to Facebook. I suspect that once this rolls out properly, and people new to the internet start signing on to facebook before anything else, it'll start to take off. Until then, it's going to be a secondary email account and people are only going to use it for ...
No, it isn't possible to know if someone if online and has just set their status as offline. It may arise a privacy concern. But there's a way to know if someone is online or not by checking their profile, check if they recently liked status, page or anything which can indicate that they are active. But it won't always work. Update: There's another ...
When you send a message as a text, the receiver will receive that message in his/her Facebook inbox first and then Facebook will send a notification/message to that user if he/she is using SMS message alert services. So one message will be in that user's Facebook inbox, and one message will be forwarded to him/her by Facebook SMS alert services.
Yes, you now can (Facebook Help Center link). Just go to your message inbox; you should see the notification at the bottom of your message. Related Web Apps SE questions: How to disable "Seen by" in Facebook chat? Does "previewing" a Facebook message mark it as Seen?
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