Bob is a real life friend, but we are not connected at all on social media.

A few days ago, I got this (on Android, but my question below is about the desktop website):

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I was at work so I switched off my phone's screen (after taking the screenshot above as a memo). When the evening came, the message request was nowhere to be found, on mobile nor on the desktop website.

Question: Where to see a list of all pending New Message Requests?

Preferably on the desktop website. Please note that it is not simply a case of Bob canceling their request: Indeed, searching for Bob's name (luckily Bob's real name is very unique) lead me to their Facebook web profile page, and a click on "Message" revealed that the request is actually still pending:

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I have not accepted yet, because I want to find out where a list of such requests is available. I wonder how many other unnoticed Message Requests I have pending.


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From your screenshot I am assuming your are talking about Facebook Messenger app.

Please see following screenshot from the desktop app of pending message requests:

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For your mobile app view the following screenshot:

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