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Not able to receive Facebook chat messages

If you are logged in to Facebook I think you should see (having scrolled down) something like: The 'gear box' is the one labelled Options in the image and you would need to select it and Turn on chat....
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How can I change the preview image when sharing a link on Facebook?

From Help Centre answer: Here’s how this works all: You need the ability to access the HTML on the particular webpage you are sharing. It'll probably work site wide too if you use a common ...
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How can I stop Messenger bolding from putting * around text?

Just simply wrap the word around backtick symbol (`) Like, write It will give you your expected output.
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How can I change the preview image when sharing a link on Facebook?

Facebook uses meta tags on the page you're sharing to determine which image, title, and description to show when posting a link. The meta tag syntax follows Facebook's OpenGraph specification. The ...
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Send Facebook messages from a phone without Facebook Messenger

Here's how I get around it using Android Chrome: Go to m.facebook.com Click on the Chrome menu dropdown on the far right of the address bar Toggle the "Request desktop site" option Now click on the ...
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How to delete conversation with someone on Facebook, both from my inbox and from his inbox?

From Facebook Help Center: No, sent messages can't be unsent or removed from the person's inbox. Depending on the persons's notification settings, they may also receive your message as an email ...
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How to enable notifications for Facebook Message Requests?

https://www.facebook.com/help/936247526442073 subtly indicates you must check this special box manually. It Facebook's forums, their authorized personnel directly stated it: https://www.facebook.com/...
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How to choose which friends and group chat to show in Facebook sidebar?

On Facebook Click on the gear icon at the bottom of the chat sidebar, choose Advanced settings, choose the 2nd option, "Turn off chat for all friends except..." In the text box that appears, enter ...
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How to do bold and italic formatting in Facebook Chat

This is what Facebook officially says ╔═══════════════════╤══════════╤═══════════════════════════════════════════════════╗ ║ Format │ Example │ Instructions ...
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How can one show as "active" in Facebook Messenger if it's not installed?

If she has the chat open in Facebook website (on a pc perhaps) then you can see her as active in messenger even though she doesn't have the messenger app.
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If a deactivated user re-activates his Facebook account, will he receive messages sent while deactivated?

No, once an account is deactivated it will not receive any message. After reactivating it will store only that data what all were present before deactivating. When an account is deactivated it will ...
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How to appear offline on Facebook, to all but one person?

Turn off chat for all contacts except that person. Here you go: Login to Facebook Click on Options (gear icon) in the chat section, on the bottom right side Select Turn Off Chat Select Turn off chat ...
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List of people who have added me on Messenger, and I haven't accepted yet

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: For your mobile app view the ...
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How do I un-ignore a conversation in Facebook Messenger?

Search for group by name. It’ll show up at the bottom. When you open the group it’ll have buttons for “reply” or “delete”. Reply rejoins.
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What make messages to Facebook page not delivered?

From Facebook Help Center: When your message is delivered, it will be marked as sent. If your message fails to send, you'll see a message saying that it didn't go through and you'll have the option ...
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How do I unignore a message in Facebook Messenger?

It doesn't seem to be possible unless you reply to the user you ignored. According to WikiHow: The only way to unignore someone on Messenger is to reply to the conversation in the Spam folder. ...
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How to view full results for a Facebook Messenger poll

I found I could get who voted for each option by opening the poll in the iPhone app. I assume that also works on Android. This provides one way for some peole to see "who voted for the roles"...
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How to do bold and italic formatting in Facebook Chat

Here are the 3 known text formatting ways on Facebook. *This is Bold* _This is italic_ ~This is Strikethrough~ `This will write Consolas font-style and disable the text formatting inside it`
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How to successfully delete a Facebook message that you sent someone from their inbox remotely

There is no way of deleting your message from your friend's Chat Inbox or from a Conversation once it is sent. Messages will only be deleted from your Chat Inbox or Conversation. The official article ...
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How to successfully delete a Facebook message that you sent someone from their inbox remotely

You can't delete message from someone else inbox, it has seen or not that doesn't matter.
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2 votes

Why does Facebook show last login of some friends and doesn't show that in others?

I believe it is because there is a time frame set automatically. From what I have noticed is that if someone has been off chat after the 24 hour mark, the time automatically stops accumulating. The ...
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If you mark a Facebook message as read, will it show up as "Seen..." to the person who sent it?

I just tried this myself, I made another account and sent a message from my computer to my phone and as soon as I clicked mark as read on the message on my phone it said 'seen' and the time on my ...
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Am I blocked by a friend on Messenger when I can't view their profile?

Probably your friend has deactivated his/her account but still using Messenger. Anyone can deactivated his/her Facebook account and keep using Messenger. To test the Blocking scenario, try to send ...
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Is it still possible to forward messages from Facebook to another account?

No, forwarding messages from Facebook to email is not possible. But you can download a copy of your Facebook data. To download a copy of your Facebook data: Click 'v' symbol at the top ...
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'seen' message status on Facebook website and Messenger app

Reinstalled Messenger and logged in again and it should work.
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What does the time displayed in Facebook chat mean?

Personally, I don't generally see those when I am logged into Facebook via browser; but I know what you are talking about and it is definitely not in regard to how long a person was active at any ...
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2 votes

How to delete a photo permanently in group chat for all participants

Once a message sent, you can not unsend it nor can you delete any message from recipient's inbox. From Facebook Help Centre: No, sent messages can't be unsent or removed from the person's inbox. ...
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2 votes

Does Facebook Messenger automatically mark messages as seen after a while?

I doubt that's the case, it doesn't mark them as read automatically. They might have opened it my mistake or they might be plain lying to you
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Facebook messages cannot be read on email anymore

Yes, Facebook has discontinued displaying conversations messages in email notifications and that's kind of disappointing for many users. Does Facebook provide an option to revert this? Not as of ...
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How can I create "friendmoji's" - dual Bitmoji images with 2 people in the same image?

There are several ways to create Bitmoji's, although only a few of them appear to support Friendmoji's to date (and they are not well-documented). Both users will likely need to have created a ...
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