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    Is anybody who is on Facebook fed up with how people can still send you messages, even if they're not Friends with you on the site?
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    You can disable this if you have a dig in the settings.
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    (Original post by LastSonOfKrypton)
    Is anybody who is on Facebook fed up with how people can still send you messages, even if they're not Friends with you on the site?
    It comes in useful sometimes. But I've had people I'm not friends with constantly message me. I ignore. And repeat.
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    Sets up stuff like this though.

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    Why don't you just alter your settings so you stop receiving these messages?
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    (Original post by arneldfad)
    You can disable this if you have a dig in the settings.
    Unfortunately Facebook doesn't have any settings that allow you to limit who can contact you, apart from Timeline posting of course, messaging is still available. There is two messaging folders in FB... the Recent from Contacts and the other is Message Requests Folder...

    Facebook use to give the user the option to limit who could message you in the How You Connect privacy settings... but since Facebook updated removing Private Profiles on Facebook making them publicly searchable... the option to restrict who messages you, was removed.... meaning anybody with a Facebook account who isn't friends with you, can still send you messages.
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    (Original post by LastSonOfKrypton)
    Unfortunately Facebook doesn't have any settings that allow you to limit who can contact you, apart from Timeline posting of course, messaging is still available. There is two messaging folders in FB... the Recent from Contacts and the other is Message Requests Folder...

    Facebook use to give the user the option to limit who could message you in the How You Connect privacy settings... but since Facebook updated removing Private Profiles on Facebook making them publicly searchable... the option to restrict who messages you, was removed.... meaning anybody with a Facebook account who isn't friends with you, can still send you messages.
    So what's the problem? You don't get notifications for message requests, and you don't see them unless you actively look for them??
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    (Original post by IWMTom)
    So what's the problem? You don't get notifications for message requests, and you don't see them unless you actively look for them??
    You still get a notification from Facebook the person wants to connect with you, but from a bullying point of view.... this allows anybody to harass someone on their account with multiple accounts allowing them to terrorize that person...

    If Facebook allowed the option to say ok Messages allowed from Friends Only instead of everyone... Problem would be solved..

    If you can restrict who see's your posts on Facebook Timeline.... why not restrict who can message you as well...
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    (Original post by LastSonOfKrypton)
    You still get a notification from Facebook the person wants to connect with you, but from a bullying point of view.... this allows anybody to harass someone on their account with multiple accounts allowing them to terrorize that person...

    If Facebook allowed the option to say ok Messages allowed from Friends Only instead of everyone... Problem would be solved..

    If you can restrict who see's your posts on Facebook Timeline.... why not restrict who can message you as well...
    So ignore it...? I've never had a notification when a message has gone into my message requests - I'll notice it weeks (sometimes months) after it landed when I click on the wrong tab in Messenger.
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    (Original post by LastSonOfKrypton)
    Is anybody who is on Facebook fed up with how people can still send you messages, even if they're not Friends with you on the site?
    Hi,

    This thread should most likely be in the Tech forum. I’ll just tag AngryJellyfish to get this moved over there
 
 
 
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