Questions tagged [facebook-messenger]

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

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Can't see all the photos in messenger shared media

I have a messenger chat of about 1 year and there's a lot of shared media. I am able to see all the photos in chat(even the 1 year old ones) but when checking the shared media in messenger, I can't ...
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Facebook messages could not be sent, is this person blocking me?

I tried to send a friend a message in Facebook and this message popped up: Based on the preferences of the person you're trying to contact, this message could not be delivered. Does that mean my ...
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How to do bold and italic formatting in Facebook Chat

A follow-up to Text formatting enhancements on Facebook, how does one create bold and italic formatting in Facebook chat? Is it possible to provide emphasis within messages? I think (maybe I'm going ...
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Facebook bot taking over

I have a small business and some days I do not receive the leads on the days they are sent. Facebook seems to be taking it upon itself to ask questions and then not send the answers through to me ...
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How do I check Facebook Messenger notifications?

I'm assuming that Facebook is a "web application". Please let me know if I am in the wrong forum. I already tried asking this in the Facebook community without a response. When I open the ...
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Facebook Messenger message notification sound even when tab is closed

I recently realised that while using my computerm although my facebook website was closed and without using the Messenger app, when I receive messages I can hear the sound of the notification. How is ...
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How can I forward a video I received in Facebook Messenger to my email account? [closed]

How can I forward a video I received in Facebook Messenger to my email account?
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After leaving a group, can I still message individuals in the group normally?

I recently left a messenger group. Will I still be able to message the members individually like I normally do ?
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How to see who else is included in message on Facebook

Someone sent me a Facebook message and I replied but some other people I don't know replied too. Is there a list of everyone involved in the message?
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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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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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How can I find the audio clips in a Facebook Messenger history

I have a long chat history with a Facebook Messenger user. There are a few audio clips in the history. I don't want to scroll through 30,000 messages and clicking on audio clips. Is there an ...
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Facebook Messenger Active Status Missing

My facebook/messenger active status is missing even though I haven't turned the active status off. Whenever I became idle or offline, my status is missing and it doesn't the active xx ago. Any ...
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Is facebook in violation of CCPA if they don't delete all messenger messages when you delete your account?

It seems like Facebook won't delete your messages from the recipient's inbox when you delete your account. People send a lot of personal information in messages including their address, phone number, ...
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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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Want to target facebook page userid of other companies to show my ads. Is it a good practice for ABM tageting? Or we should target emails

How Facebook page userid will work if I want to target it in a custom audience. Do it target all the people who interacted with the page? Or our ads will show only upon the page(fb userid) that I have ...
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How can I stop Messenger bolding from putting * around text?

At some point fairly recently, Facebook Messenger starting making things inside * symbols bold. For example, if I type: *Hello World!* it shows up as: Hello World! How can I stop this happening ...
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Last seen disappears temporarily

Why can I see when the last time some of my friends have been active on Facebook Messenger, but other times it doesn't show it?
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Facebook Messenger suggest booking an appointment and sometimes offers arbitrary times. How can I disable this?

I'm really tired of Facebook trying to push appointment times on me when customers message via Facebook. Is there any way to disable this? It happens from my Facebook Page Messenger and in the mobile ...
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Why can't I view “Options” on messenger web?

When I click on a chat icon of a Friend on messenger web, I do not see the Options view like the one blow Why is this happening? Have they blocked me?
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How to have frequently asked question on Messenger Get Started page

I want to have questions as in that image ... where should I got to Facebook to set these for my page?
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Can I do privacy in Facebook Messenger?

In Facebook Massager, anyone can see which of my contacts was active before some time like 10 min ago, 1 day ago. Please let me know, can I hide this information? With Regards TekQ
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I want to leave a group chat in Facebook but I keep getting added back

I want to leave a group chat on Facebook but every time I do the members of the chat add me right back. How can I prevent them from adding me back?
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What does the time displayed in Facebook chat mean?

What exactly is the time displayed on the right of every contact in Facebook chat? I search the net and people answer: It's the last time they logged into Facebook chat from the mobile app It's the ...
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Comments not being sent on Facebook Messenger along with the posts I'm forwarding

When I send a Facebook post to someone through Facebook Messenger, the comment I write with it never goes through, only the post. Where could the problem be coming from?
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When someone is showing as being offline on messenger and they receive video call or voice call will the green dot appear even when not answered?

I have noticed this a few times already.When i know for sure someone is not active on messenger as they are sleeping. When they receive a voice call or video call they will show as being active(green ...
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Sign up to Messenger with just a phone number already used on a deactivated Facebook account - will the account be reactivated?

Facebook has recently started allowing sign ups for Messenger with only a phone number instead of a full Facebook account. So: If I sign up to Messenger with only a phone number And I have ...
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Where do I put this code on Sites.Google.Com in order to implement a friendly chatbot?

Here is the code for body and I'm not sure how to implement it on Sites.Google.com using my Admin account with G Suite. Any information would be greatly appreciated! God, I'm a terrible webdev. I am ...
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How to count messages on Facebook?

How can I get the number of messages on Facebook? I tried https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/counter-for-messenger/flkejcheidpcclcdokndihmnlejfabil but its just loading "Fetching threads".
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Send message to inbox of member of group who I'm not friends with

I need to reach members of my group whom I am not friends with and who may have turned off notifications (I don't want to friend them though). Is there a way to get a message to their inbox (not their ...
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How to save mesaages2ll

I want to delete my facebook account, but i want to save my messages. I downloaded all messages on my USb stick. If i delete facebook can I still open and see that messages?
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Facebook Messenger and when a message has “just you” next to it

My girlfriend's Messenger in Facebook has a message that contains photos but has "just you" next to it instead of the person's name. I didn't open the message but could see that it contained 24 ...
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Can Facebook Messenger make you active by itself on and off when data is on?

Can Facebook Messenger pop you on and off as active when you leave your data on automatically? Or does someone have to actually be on it and using it to pop on as active?
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Does Facebook delete old messages/conversations that haven't been active in years?

I joined Facebook in 2008 but don't recall if I used its messaging function at the time. I checked my old deactivated account and the oldest message is from 2009. That's around 5 years ago now, so I'...
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Is it possible to login to Facebook From Facebook messenger?

Someone is logged out of Facebook and can't access it, long story, but he's still logged in to messenger. Is it possible to log in to Facebook mobile app, by using Facebook's messenger session, ...
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How to disable “Seen by” in Facebook chat

When two or more people chat together, Seen by appears when one of the participants views the last message. It is nice to know your message has been viewed, but it is also an invasion of privacy. ...
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How can I fix it so that only friends can send me message on Facebook?

Someone disturbing me by sending message on Facebook. How can I fix it so that only friends can send me message on Facebook?
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Deleting the messages from others messenger

I have sent some messages to some unknown profiles on Facebook messenger months ago. Now, I don't want them to see my messages anymore. What can I do? How can I make my messages disable to read for ...
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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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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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When marking Facebook messages as spam do I have to deactivate my account?

When marking Facebook messages as spam do I have to deactivate my account right after I report them or if I do it within 24 hours does it still work to delete my sent messages?
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My Facebook was disabled by mistake, how long does it take to get it back? [closed]

On November 20th I was first told you send a photo of me for security and it was being reviewed. Now on December 24th my account was disabled when I had to wait a whole month to wait so I sent a ...
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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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Where do I find old Facebook messages?

I need to retrieve old messages I sent to a friend on Facebook from 3 years ago that I didn't delete. Can I find them and where?
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How to turn on notifications about new message on Facebook page?

I just started with creating my own page on Facebook. How to turn on notifications, when someone send me a new message via FB page? Thank you
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How to receive email notification of new Facebook messages in 2019? [duplicate]

This is a follow-up to this question: How to receive email notification of new Facebook messages?. Facebook changed their notification options, so neither the accepted answer nor the screenshot in ...
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Facebook Messages Never Delivered

I'll try to give all the details as best as possible: As a side note, I have had an account since '08, but was inactive for several years. I last messaged someone on the old system 4/5 years ago. I ...
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What does it mean when no time specified beside the phone icon on Facebook chat?

If a friend on Facebook isn't online, in the contacts bar you can see a phone icon beside the last time he's been on Facebook. For example, if a contact's been online 16 minutes ago, I'll see beside ...
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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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What does the phone by itself mean?

You have the green circle which means they are online by computer. Then you have the phone with the number next to it saying how long they've been away. If the phone is by itself does that mean that ...