Click just under the cover photo, or click the messages icon (it may be grayed out) in the navigation bar at the top of the page. There you see a link with the words Send a new message. Click it and a Chat window opens at the bottom of the screen; there you can select your friend’s name and type in your message.
How can I message someone who is not my friend on Facebook?
Click either the “Send [Name] a Message” link (which you find on a person’s profile below their picture) or the “Send a Message” link (which you find in search results). Whichever link you click, up pops the Compose Message box shown on Sending Messages to People You’re Not (Yet) Friends With.
Can you PM someone on facebook without being friends?
You can send a message to anyone on Facebook, regardless of friend status or privacy settings. The only exception applies to members you’ve blocked and those who’ve blocked you. Filtering preferences may inadvertently cause messages to go unseen, even though they have been delivered.
What happens when you send someone a message on Facebook who is not your friend?
Messages you send to people you’re not Facebook friends with may arrive in their message requests. We use tools to identify and store links shared in messages, including a count of the number of times links are shared. Once the person views your message, it will be marked as seen.
Why can I message someone on Facebook but not add them?
You or the person you want to add can only get friend requests from friends of friends. One of you may have set your privacy settings to get friend requests only from friends of friends on Facebook. Ask them to send you a request instead or change your privacy settings.
Why does it say contact on Facebook instead of message?
It’s because they are using privacy options on facebook where any unknown person can’t send and message. You have to add them as friends first. Once they accept your friend request then you can communicate through messages.
Can you tell if someone is looking at your messenger?
Whether you like it or not, Facebook’s chat app Messenger will let you know when someone has read your note. It’s super obvious when you’re using the desktop version of the product — you’ll even see exactly what time your friend checked out your missive — but a bit more subtle if you’re using the app.
How do I contact someone privately on Facebook?
How do I send a private message to a Facebook Page?
- From your News Feed, click Pages in the left menu.
- Go to the Page you want to message.
- Click Send Message below the Page’s cover photo.
- Type your message and press enter to send.
How can I see someone online who is not in my friend list?
Originally Answered: How can I see when someone is online on Facebook if they’re not my friend? Add their contact details on your phone. Open the messenger and sync it with your address book. now messenger will show you green button when the person will be online.
Can I call someone on messenger if we are not friends?
It is testing a new ‘Add Contact’ request feature that allows users to chat with a contact on Messenger by merely adding that contact to the smartphone. This means that users will be able to chat with their contacts through Messenger without being friends on Facebook.
Why is someone I’m not friends with showing on messenger?
a person will be showing active you if they are not friend with you. you have messaged them recently or you have chatted them some time before or you poked them or you wave them a hi, That’s why they will be showing active in your active friend list.
What does it mean when you are not connected to someone on Facebook?
Not connected to the person basically means that you are not friends with them on Facebook or you haven’t chatted with them yet. The first message goes as a message request on messenger and the other person can either ignore it or accept it, and if the message request is accepted then you are connected on messenger.
Why did the add friend button disappear?
They’ve simply changed their profile settings so people can’t add them as a friend. The button can appear/disappear based on previous actions, for example, a denied request or blocking then unblocking a user. Your friend should still be able to send a request to you, if not, submit a help request to facebook.com/help .
Will the add friend button come back?
Originally Answered: Does the ‘add friend’ button resets after someone declines you? Yes. Had the same thing happen to me a couple of years back.
How can I tell if someone denied my friend request on Facebook?
Look at the gray button next to the person’s name. If the button reads “Friend Request Sent,” the person has not yet accepted or declined your friend request. If the button reads “+1 Add Friend,” the person denied your friendship request.