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My Facebook® for Seniors by Michael Miller

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9. Exchanging Private Messages

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In this chapter you find out how to send and receive private messages to and from other Facebook users.

Sending Private Messages

Viewing Private Messages

Facebook is a public social network, which means it encourages public interaction between you and your friends. But you might not want all your communication to be public; sometimes you just want to send a private message to someone you know.

That’s why, in addition to its public status updates, Facebook includes a private messaging feature for its members. It’s kind of like sending an email to a friend or family member—but without having to access your email ...

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