To “go offline” (not available to chat to anyone): To go back online at any time and show your friends your available to chat, click the “Chat (Offline)” bar in the lower right:…then click the hyperlinked “available:”You can easily display the fact you’re online and available to chat with only certain friends. First, you’ll need to have Friend Lists set up (see #4 below). Or, try the nifty Circle Hack app, created to emulate the Google circles! Circle Hack is a really easy way to segment your Facebook friends – you don’t have to put everyone in a list, maybe just specific friends then leave others as they are.(The Circle Hack app is not affiliated with Facebook.) click “Hide Sidebar.”At some point in the past few months, since Facebook has been rolling out the new Messages (email) product, you may have been taken aback to find a conversation history from a long time ago suddenly show up when emailing a friend.The list shows both friends who are available to chat and friends who aren’t. I prefer Skype chat and limit myself there to my own team and a small group of core contacts. Maybe once in a blue moon when I happen to be camera ready anyway!I appreciate there are great benefits to being able to live chat anytime, but for me I like to limit my instant availability and stay focused. )There are now several changes to the way you use Facebook chat and edit your settings: Facebook states, “The sidebar is sensitive to the amount of free space you have on your screen, so it only appears if there’s enough room for it.The concept is so simple you’ll kick yourself that you didn’t think of it first: It collates other users who fall within your specified age range and are within a certain distance of your location, letting you know if you have friends in common on Facebook.
So, let’s say you have a chat with a friend and then wish to delete that conversation.
If you're both interested then Tinder's messaging function offers you a virtual private location in which to chat and get to know each other better.
Happn The French app plays on natural serendipity by flagging mutual interest in real time.
You can clear the Chat Window by clicking the little cog icon in the Chat Window, then click “Clear Window” per the following screenshot: BUT, all that does is clear the Chat Window. So, what to do is click “See Full Conversation” which opens the chat history in your Messages area.
(You can also go to the Messages area any time and just search for your friend’s name).