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An instant messaging service and software application by Facebook. Originally developed as Facebook Chat.

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Prevent "Friendversary" notifications in Facebook Messenger

I rarely use Facebook Messenger. But I am often given red Messenger badge "unread message" notifications for friendship anniversaries. The notification causes a red Messenger badge, which ...
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How can I get an email notification whenever I receive a Facebook Messenger message?

I want to get emails rather than push notifications whenever I receive a new message in Facebook Messenger. The only notification options I see in Messenger Web are to enable/disable Notification ...
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Is there a keyboard shortcut to remove link preview in Facebook chat?

It's very common when pasting a URL in the Facebook chat window that a preview is automatically generated. It's possible to remove that preview by clicking on the on the x in the top-right corner. I'...
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I've been added to a Facebook chat group but I can't access it what can I do?

Can't get on it any ideas, definitely been added to the group but it isn't notifying me I'm on it and can't get on it
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Getting the Facebook Spam filter to work properly

At the moment the Facebook Spam filter seems for me to have a zero detection rate for real Spam messages but it does put most Messages send by people I don't know who aren't sending me Spam and who ...
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Sending messages to people im not friends with on facebook

so I am not the person who has this problem, rather their daughter. My mom was using Facebook and tried to message someone without sending a friend request, I beleive it was an old childhood friend, ...
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Am I blocked on messenger?

I am not blocked on FB because I can still see the account. When I click on the chat on messenger, I can still see profile picture but phone and video icons are gone. I also can’t see the “view their ...
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How can I message an Instagram user from Facebook Messenger now that my Instagram & Facebook accounts have been linked in the Meta Accounts Centre?

I have successfully linked my Facebook and Instagram accounts in the Meta Accounts Center in both apps. My stories get automatically cross posted, so I know I works. But I’m not able to see any of my ...
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Sending messenger message to all members of a facebook group which I am admin of?

I am administrating a facebook group. I want to send all the members a messenger message (doesn't matter now if it's one group message or a single message to each person; though having both options ...
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How to control notifications for Facebook Messenger messages including Marketplace responses?

In the Notifications Settings in Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/settings?tab=notifications) I see this: If I enable "Email", will I receive an email for every reply to any type of ...
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Facebook Messages : Instant Reply doesn't always work

We have Instant Reply ON for messages sent to our company page's inbox. But unfortunately, the Instant Reply only replies to 60-70% of incoming messages. On the other messages Instant Reply simply ...
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How to use Messenger webapp with a Facebook page?

I am trying the Facebook Customer Chat plugin on my website. This plugin sends messages directly to your Facebook page. Now I want to get notifications on incoming messages right away and be able to ...
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Disable seeing when OTHER people are last active

When you chat to someone it shows you at the top if they are currently active, or how long ago they were last active. Is there a way to stop seeing this? I've already disabled my own active status, ...
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I don't see all the photos I've shared on Messenger with a person in the chat Gallery. How to download them all?

It's a chat with long history (3 years and more) and many shared pictures during this period. Since recently the whole gallery was seen from the very beginning and now I see only 1 year back and the ...
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Facebook locks down my account when I try to connect to it using Pidgin

I use Pidgin with a plug-in called "Purple Facebook" to chat on Facebook. This way, I do not have to have a browser window open all the time only for chat. It's been working great, until recently when ...
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Can I block all Facebook Messenger conversations?

I'm only a moderate user of Facebook, and I don't use Facebook Messenger at all. However, if a friend messages me on FB Messenger, I get an alert on my phone that I can't clear without going to the ...
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Name changes to bold in messenger chat window

What does it mean when a name turn to bold in a chat window? Even though there is no conversation.
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How to tell if someone as turned off Facebook chat for you? Chat bar and "last online"

If someone has turned off Facebook chat for you, will they appear in the chat bar if you search by their name or not at all? There's this person I used to check for the "last online time", usually he'...
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Why would one of my regularly messaged Facebook friends not appear in my “favourites” list on the Facebook chat sidebar?

I message this person more than any of my other friends but she doesn't ever appear in my favourites list on my web browser or my phone.
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Who can see me online on Messenger.com?

When I access the new Facebook chat interface at Messenger.com, will I visible to all of my contacts, I just to the ones I've chosen to be visible to on the main Facebook website? The "Messenger on ...
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How to unsubscribe an email address from a Facebook conversation?

Facebook lets you add raw email addresses to conversations even if they're not registered with Facebook accounts. As far as I can tell, there's no way… …for the person who owns the email address to ...
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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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How do I un-ignore a conversation on Facebook Messenger?

There has already been a question like this, however either it is outdated or I'm seeing a special case. I have ignored someone on Messenger, and want to undo this without actually sending them a ...
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How can I change the microphone and speaker settings of the web version of Facebook Messenger without making live calls?

I see the microphone and speaker settings only when I am on a live call. And, before I can change the settings, the call is disconnected. I am not finding the settings options where I can fix those ...
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How to remove predefined facebook-messenger questions in the new environment please?

how I can remove predefined facebook-messenger questions in the new environment please? I checked Automatic Responses in the Meta Business suite but there isn't anything related to predefined ...
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Block only voice messages in Facebook Messenger

I really dislike voicemail or voice messsages as they: Are much slower to process than text Don't allow the sender to revise their message (leading to rambling) Can't be skimmed to know when to ...
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Can't delete offending photo in Group chat as administrator

I am an admin/owner of a Messenger Group Chat (GC). A member posted a gross photo and everyone wanted me to remove it, but I couldn't. Before, admins can directly remove it for everyone.
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Blocking and unblocking a Facebook user to delete messages on both our end?

I remember before that when you block someone on Facebook, your conversations also disappear. I experienced it firsthand. I had conversations with a person and then all of it suddenly just disappeared....
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How to edit predefined questions to Facebook Page in Facebook Chat plugin (Messenger)?

There is already this question, but the answer is outdated and in current Facebook settings I see no way of changing the predefined questions. So how to do it? In my Inbox -> Chat plugin settings I ...
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How does a message is deleted by other party on my Facebook Marketplace messenger?

I have had this happen a couple of times. A buyer inquires to buy an item from me on the Facebook Marketplace. After giving me the run around and after asking for my address I begin to find out that ...
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Can I search for someone on Facebook by their college/workplace without knowing their name?

So, I have this coworker of mine that I wasn't very close to and would like to find her. I know that she worked at this specific business as well as went to a certain college but I have no idea what ...
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Turn off Facebook notification sounds on message requests

How do I turn off notification sounds when someone that I never talked with before wants to send me a message? When my phone makes a sound, I want it to notify me of something that needs my immediate ...
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Where are my old shared pics on Messenger?

It's 2021 and I'm looking for pics I shared to a group chat in 2018. I keep scrolling up and up but it stops at 2019. Did Messenger DELETE the old pics? Where are they?
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How to delete Facebook conversation on both sides?

I know a lot of people answer this with "well, you should have thought about that before pressing send" and I agree. But the person was at a time a very close friend whom I thought I can ...
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Can't download my Facebook Messenger data

I am trying to download all my (Facebook) Messenger data (text and photos), but I can't seem to find out how. An important thing may be that I have a Messenger only account; when I attempt to login at ...
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How to make the other Facebook Messagers not beeping when one Facebook Messenger has answered the call?

I could be getting a call in Facebook Messenger (heard the beeping), and accept the call on the computer, and start talking, only that now the iPad in the study room, and the iPhone in my jacket or ...
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How to receive email notification of new Facebook messages in 2020?

I would like to receive email notifications for facebook messages if I don't read them. Previously I was getting email for unread chats/messages However I accidentally clicked on unsubscribe link in ...
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Can Facebook group admins see the location of people who contact them to join their group?

I messaged a group admin requesting to join their private group and the admin was able to see my location (albeit it wasn't my actual location because I was using company server). I was using my ...
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Facebook feature: Help people start a conversation with your Page

The Facebook feature in Settings/Messenger called "Help people start a conversation with your Page" is no longer there, so I can't turn it on or off. But when people visit my page, the Messenger pop ...
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Reporting toxic facebook groupchats

I got put in a group chat full of leaking of strangers nudes and full of bullying, from bigoted insults in the guise of "dark humor" to encouraging suicide ("kys"). I want this group chat taken down ...
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How do I get back the old facebook messenger emoji in messenger.com?

The ones on the left are the old emoji I used to have and liked, but now the emoji look like the ones on the right. What do I do to continue seeing the old ones? Is it possible to go back to the older ...
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Facebook downloaded data does not contain Messenger images any more?

I downloaded all my Facebook data some months ago, and in the 'messages' folder I had a folder named 'photos' containing every single picture in any of my conversations. Just a few days ago my friend ...
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Why Facebook messenger keep showing 1 day ago all the time?

I have a problem with my Facebook messenger. If I turned on the chat and it showed correctly as Active now with green button. But if I turned off the chat and my last login time will change ...
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Facebook message seen while person is inactive

I sent somebody a message on Facebook, and their active timestamp now reads "active 1 hour ago", but the message says that it has been seen, even though I sent it less than an hour ago. It didn't say '...
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How can I receive Chrome notifications for web applications like Messenger, Telegram or Skype?

Background: I use Chrome to access web applications like messenger.com, web.telegram.org or web.skype.com. For all these, I enabled Chrome's notifications. Question: How can I see these desktop ...
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How can I retreive messages from Facebook Pages?

I want to automatically, once a day, retrieve all (or all new) messages from a Facebook Page where I have admin rights. I have investigated using Graph API, but in order to use this, I need to create ...
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Automatically forward Facebook messages to an email?

Is there a way to automatically forward Facebook messages to an email address? I understand that Facebook utilizes Jabber but how may this help?
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How to prevent hiding "seen" property on my Facebook messages

I know my friends are using some apps to hide the "seen" property Facebook uses in chat and not showing it unless they want to. I' m not looking for those programs to use but to undo. How to undo ...
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In Facebook chat, if someone is in my top list (I always see when he is online) does he see me too?

If there are two people, X and Y who isn't in any specific list. If X sees Y on the top list in chat, does Y necessarily see X too in the top list?
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Facebook/Messenger in desktop doesn't show any recent messages after a limit and then only shows group messages

This behavior is quite peculiar. After a certain number of messages, no recent messages appear anymore and all the rest of the messages are just group messages. What I have tried to solve this- ...
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