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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 remove automatic answers on Facebook Messenger?

I wish to remove automatic comments on Messenger from my Facebook page. It disrupts my conversation with potential customers, in fact I have lost leads a number of times because they think there is ...
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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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Deleting Facebook Messenger messages for all users?

I am attempting to regain my privacy by deleting some social media apps. I'm starting with Facebook and Messenger, because those are the ones I use the least, but I see that deactivating or deleting ...
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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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How to stop Facebook Messenger from nudging people to respond

On Facebook Messenger, sometimes the conversation is over and there is no need for the other person to respond. Still. I do get the following notification: We've let ____ know that you're waiting ...
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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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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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Can I turn off Facebook chat for some friends and not others?

There is no option to turn off chat for specific friends when I try to turn off chat from the advanced settings. Is there a way to turn off chat for some of my friends and not others?
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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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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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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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Facebook thinks I am blocked from a group chat

I'm having an issue with my Facebook account. A few days ago, my friend was messing round and kicked me from the group chat that we and my other friends have. He's since added me back but I still can'...
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Facebook's new design for messenger and privacy settings

Today I noticed that Facebook shows my device when I'm online (mobile or web). This is against the privacy that I want. I don't want anybody know that whether I'm using mobile or web. I saw this ...
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How the other person's messages disappeared and it's showing as Facebook user?

How the other person's messages disappeared and it's showing as Facebook user?
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Facebook Messenger - reduce notifications from android app when getting multiple messages

It's very annoying to receive a notification for every single message when someone sends several messages in succession. I would like to receive only one notification, and stop getting notifications ...
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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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Facebook page Post comments are not diverting to messenger?

Whenever I am trying to do private message of any facebook page post comment, i am getting this error, anyone else facing the same issue?
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Cannot login to www.messenger.com but can login to Facebook Messenger Android app

I installed Facebook Messenger but I do not have a "regular" profile at Facebook for privacy reasons. Now FB Messenger will not let me log in at www.messenger.com but my password is correct because I ...
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Facebook Messenger 2

So when I have been sending a feedback on Facebook Messenger, the bottom line has been saying "After October 20th, you will no longer be able to submit feedback on Messenger, and existing feedback ...
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Is there a way to link a specific message in Facebook Messenger?

Kinda like how YouTube allows you to link a video and have it start playing at a specific time. Is there a way to do this?
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Can not change display email when sharing link in messenger

I have a Facebook page and when I send the link of the page in messenger it displays the old owner's email address. I changed and verified my new email but it still shows the same old email. Here ...
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Facebook messages

Why can't I send messages to this person? Am I blocked or what? Can someone explain this to me? I'm confused since I can message that person on messenger but not see him/her.
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Why are all the “find your friends” Facebook apps not working anymore?

All "find your friends" Facebook apps listed here: https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/5-ways-facebook-friends-world-map/, do not work anymore. This article was from 2011, but all searches for more recent ...
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Facebook messenger seen bubble on the message before not message they sent

I went to message someone who last messaged me and when I went into our chat the bubble for where they have read up to in the messages (where they’ve seen) is on my message before the one they sent. ...
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Can I retrieve a message that I accidentally deleted from Facebook Messenger?

Is there a way to retrieve a message that I deleted from Facebook Messenger accidentally for myself, when I was actually hoping to delete it for the original recipient too?
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Does Facebook account deletion deletes the whole Messenger conversation for both users?

Does deleting a Facebook account permanently delete all conversation history from Messenger from both users, including pictures and any other media?
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How do I unignore a message in Facebook Messenger?

I have ignored someone on Messenger, and want to undo this without actually sending them a message. When I open their conversation from Filtered Messages in the browser version of Facebook, there is ...
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What does inta mean

What does the word "inta" mean in a messenger conversation? It appears over the chat bubble of a person I was chatting with..
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Deleting conversations from Messenger

How do I delete a video call that has finished or was a missed call? I have an Apple iPad. I used to be able to delete ALL from my completed conversation, by holding my finger on there face and name ...
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“This group has members, whose messages you've ignored.” Is there a way to disable this popup?

I have a group chat with one member whose messages I have put in Filtered. Every time I open the group chat, this message pops up: This group has members, [name], whose messages you've ignored. ...
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Disable Facebook account but keep Messenger

I would like to disable my Facebook account, but keep using Facebook Messenger to keep in touch with some of my friends. There are even some tutorials (and not so old), which describe how to do it (e....