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Can I “mark all as read” in Riot?

I am using a Riot web instance (I assume the answer will also apply to the Electron desktop client). I have joined some rooms that I don't follow closely, and have several days of chat I don't intend ...
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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 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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Migrate Google Chats from One Google Account to Another

I have two Google accounts - an old one that I used for a while as a kid, and a new one I opened when I became a working professional and needed a professional-looking personal email address. It's ...
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How do I stop someone from seeing me on Facebook Chat?

I like Facebook Chat, but I want to hide from specific people. Is there an easy way to do this?
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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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How to distinguish chatbots from humans? [closed]

I hate chatbots. How can I detect them in chatboxes? For instance, I went to this website, and a chatbox appeared, offering help. The conversation is below: The last answer is too generic. It clearly ...
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How long does it take for a newly registered user to be allowed to use WeChat on web?

Apparently, newly registered users cannot use the WeChat web application. Trying to log in by scanning a QR-code gives the following message: (*) For account security, newly registered WeChat ...
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how does one hide a contact to appear in 'active' on Facebook Messenger

A particular contact when active, appears in my Active list in Facebook Messenger android app even though I have turned off chat for them on facebook.com website. How do I hide that person on the ...
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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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Slack - How to add a person to a group chat including the chat's history?

I'm chatting with a few coworkers on slack and would like to add another coworker to the chat. The problem is that when I add a new coworker to the group chat, a new group chat is created without the ...
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How do I add Yahoo contacts to Google Chat? [closed]

I have several people who don't have Gmail accounts and I'd like to be able to chat with them via Google Chat in my Gmail inbox.
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Make Google Video Chat (in Gmail) distinguish between two USB webcams [closed]

I have two USB-connected webcams attached to my machine. Unfortunately, while GChat recognises that both exist, it doesn't seem to be able to distinguish between them. It has picked the wrong one by ...
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Is there a number or ID that I can give to people that want to video call me with Google Hangouts?

I want to have people be able to call my on Google Hangouts. They can search by name to find me, but there are several people and profiles with my name and they don't always get the right one. Is ...
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Does Google+ have any video chat bots you can call to test out the video hangout functionality? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Gmail Video Chat Tester Bot? For instance in Skype I have such as service in my contacts list called "Echo / Sound Test Service" which you can call up, record a message, and ...
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Gmail video chat tester bot?

For instance in Skype I have such as service in my contacts list called "Echo / Sound Test Service" which you can call up, record a message, and it plays the message back. Does anyone know if there ...
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Can Google Apps Admin monitor the chat history of users?

My company uses Google Apps for all employees, so all have example@companyname.com as their official email. I understand that there would be an admin for the Google Apps. Can the admin monitor/track ...
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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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How can I test my outgoing audio on Jitsi Meet / WebRTC?

I will be making a conference call on Jitsi Meet. I want to test my audio quality (as heard by others) before I join a call. How can I do this? Notes: On Skype there was a contact called "Skype ...
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Stack Overflow chat [closed]

Does anybody out there have any idea what Stack Overflow use for their chat services? I want to add a chat tab to my site navigation and display a whole-page chat interface.
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Gmail Google Chat hard to copy text from chat window [closed]

Using Google Chat in Gmail it is impossible to select all the text in the conversation. I often want to quickly copy the text from one conversation and email it or instant message it to another ...
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Facebook chat through instant messaging client?

Does Facebook chat allow access through an IM client like Google Talk does? Specifically, is there a way I can access it from Pidgin/Finch?
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How to search only in chat history in Gmail

When I do a search in Gmail, all my mail is searched, but I only want to search my chats. Is this possible?
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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? [closed]

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 Gmail ...
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Is there a web app where you can share music in real time in the context of a chat? [closed]

I'm looking for a web application that allows me to share the music I'm listening to in real time with a friend over chat. Note: this isn't about broadcasting my musical tastes or publishing my ...
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Move the chat window to the right side of Gmail with the preview pane enabled

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 connect with non-Gmail users on Hangouts?

I have been a die-hard user of the old Google chat, primarily because it let me add non-Gmail users to chat with them through the GChat interface. Unfortunately I've started seeing this banner: ...
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How is chat replay synchronized on twitch videos?

Recently, twitch.tv videos have added a "chat replay" feature, where you can see the messages that were sent on chat at the time the video was being streamed live. The stream delay on twitch makes ...
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How to figure out the live chat widget of websites? [closed]

If you would take a look at this website. https://haystack.report/ It uses a pretty interesting chat support widget. How to figure out the company that made this?
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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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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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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 200–...
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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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How do I remove myself from somebody's Yahoo friends list?

In Yahoo, all the people who added me as a friend at some point of time (which may be back in 1999) can see me whenever I am online. Due to this issue I am always forced to go invisible in Yahoo, if I ...
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How can I connect to a Jabber chat room within Google Chat?

I use the chat client in Gmail. Recently a Jabber chat server was set up at work, and I'd like to connect to it. How do I set that up?
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Remove the Chat box from the left pane on Gmail

I don't ever use the chat feature of Gmail. Is there a way to get rid of the chat box on the left side? I can minimize it, but it still shows my name and the "Search, add, or invite" textbox. I can ...
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imo.im remain logged in (remember me)

I am a frequent user of imo.im and use its google chrome plugin too. But since few days i am unable to use its autologin feature as they have removed the option in login page. So i have to log in ...
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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 person ...
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Adding all Gmail contacts to Gmail chat [closed]

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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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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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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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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Hangouts alternative video call URL

When I start a video call in hangouts, I'm directed to an URL like this: https://plus.google.com/hangouts/_/?authuser=(etc,etc,etc) The problem is that, in my company, the plus.google.com domains ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Where can I make a web-based chatroom? No signups, nothing to download? [closed]

I just want to make a group chat where nobody has to download anything or sign up for anything. I have a lot of friends across a lot of different platforms (AIM, Skype, Deviantart, Youtube) so I want ...