Mark Zuckerberg Announces that Facebook Will Now Be All About Privacy and Unified Messaging Across WhatsApp, Instagram, and Facebook Messenger

Mark Zuckerberg Announces that Facebook Will Now Be All About Privacy and Unified Messaging Across WhatsApp, Instagram, and Facebook Messenger

In 2010 Mark Zuckerberg (in)famously announced that “Privacy was no longer the social norm.” That was when Facebook reset (relaxed) the privacy settings for all of their users. So the Internet sat up and took notice when yesterday Mark Zuckerberg said “I believe we should be working towards a world where people can speak privately and live freely knowing that their information will only be seen by who they want to see it.”

How to Archive or Get Rid of a Facebook Private Message Now that Facebook Removed the Option in Messenger

How to Archive or Get Rid of a Facebook Private Message Now that Facebook Removed the Option in Messenger

While ‘archive’ had always been an option previously, now the only options for dealing with a received message in the Facebook Messenger app are ‘Mark as Unread’, ‘Ignore Messages’, blocking the sender, or deleting the message. Ignoring the message is the closest message option to archiving it, however that moves the message to “Message Requests”, which is not at all what you want to do.

How to Remove the Messenger Sidebar on Facebook

How to Remove the Messenger Sidebar on Facebook

If you use Facebook you have probably seen the newest Messenger sidebar: a top to bottom right-hand column with the faces (profile pictures) of your friends who are on Facebook messenger. And, there’s a good chance you’ve tried to figure out how to remove or disable the Messenger sidebar, only to be frustrated by your efforts. So here is how to hide the Messenger sidebar column from Facebook.