Chat is on your computer and accessed via Facebook. Messenger is also part of Facebook but is an app that has to be downloaded for you to be able to use this on your iPhone or iPad – we will look at how to do this later in this guide. To use chat you must be logged into your Facebook account.
Can you chat on Facebook without Messenger?
You can send messages from Facebook via your web browser and never use Messenger. Its a lengthier process, but you wont have to download the Messenger app.
Does Facebook read Messenger chats?
FALSE: Facebooks mobile app has a feature that lets you sync your texts and calls with Facebook Messenger. The fact that it tracks your call and text history is part of this functionality, but Facebook says it doesnt actually listen to calls or read the content of any text messages you send.
Is Messenger separate from Facebook?
Originally developed as Facebook Chat in 2008, the company revamped its messaging service in 2010, and subsequently released standalone iOS and Android apps in August 2011 and standalone Facebook Portal hardware for Messenger-based calling in Q4 2018.
Can I uninstall Messenger and keep Facebook?
No, you cant deactivate Facebooks Messenger and keep your Facebook account. The only solution would be to turn your chat off by hiding your status and disabling notifications.
How do I deactivate Facebook but keep Messenger 2020?
Heres how to deactivate your Facebook account but keep using Messenger:Open the Facebook website and log in to your account.Go to Settings & Privacy, then click Settings.Choose Your Facebook Information, then click Deactivation and Deletion.Select Deactivate Account, then Continue to Account Deactivation. •Feb 23, 2021
Does FB Messenger work without app?
Fortunately, you can use Messenger without Facebook − but only if you have had a Facebook account in the past. Previously, it was possible to sign up for Facebook Messenger using your phone number and nothing else. But as of December 26 2019, you cant sign up for Messenger if youve never had a Facebook account.
Can you tell if someone is chatting with someone else on Messenger?
Well, you should know that this is normal. Unfortunately (or fortunately it depends on your point of view) for reasons related to privacy, Facebook does not allow you to know when a person is actually chatting with another person, much less with whom.
Can you send messages to a deactivated Messenger account?
Your Facebook Messenger account is now deactivated. Since youve now deactivated Facebook Messenger, that means that your friends and contacts will no longer be able to see your account or profile within the Messenger app. Nobody will be able to send you messages either.
Are Messenger messages private?
Facebooks Messenger feature and app already include a fair amount of security. The messages are end-to-end encrypted, which means not even Facebook can access them.