When you let the Facebook Messenger app run the background, your status will still show as active. So if you don’t want to be seen as active when you’re not using your Messenger, you should shut down the app and not let it run in the background. I hope this helps!
How accurate is the active status on Messenger?
It’s a common theory Facebook Messenger’s last seen notifications are not accurate. Mainly because it is thought if you leave the app or site open, it will still show you as being “active now” even though you are not physically browsing within it. Others say the status isn’t accurate at all.
What triggers active now on Facebook Messenger?
Active now basically means the person is currently online and is interacting with the Facebook app. It does not, however, mean that the person is chatting with someone or even using the Facebook Messenger app.
Does the green dot on Messenger mean they are chatting?
The green dot means that the person is online and active on Facebook at that moment. It does not necessarily mean that the person is chatting. He may be chatting or not. The green dot indicates the person is either using the Facebook app or is on Messenger.
When someone is always online on Messenger?
If Facebook Messenger app is installed on your device and Internet is active then you’ll be shown as Online on Facebook. So if Internet is active for whole day even though you are not using your phone it’ll show you Online on Facebook. This might be the reason you see some people always online.
How can you tell if someone is chatting on Messenger?
It’s near the top of the screen. This displays a list of everyone who’s active on Messenger. If a friend is online, you’ll see a green circle on top of their profile image.
Is there a way to tell if someone is on Messenger or on Facebook?
Another way to see if someone is active on Facebook Messenger is by searching their profile.
- Click on the search bar in Messenger and enter the user’s name.
- The requested person will be displayed. If there is a green dot next to their profile picture, the user is active either on Messenger or Facebook.
Why can I see someone active on Messenger who is not my friend?
a person will be showing active you if they are not friend with you. you have messaged them recently or you have chatted them some time before or you poked them or you wave them a hi, That’s why they will be showing active in your active friend list.
When someone is active on Messenger but doesn’t reply?
The most likely reason for this to occur is that the recipient has used the “Ignore messages” function within our chat. He has NOT used the message blocking option, which also exists. If he had, the system would not even let us write in his chat.
Is being active on Facebook and Messenger the same thing?
A Messenger user can be active directly within the Messenger app itself, but not be actively browsing the greater Facebook network. Active now could be active on Facebook and Messenger as a byproduct, or just active on Messenger itself.
What is the difference between active now and the green light on Facebook?
The Green Dot means your facebook friends are logged in with Facebook Messenger chat Turned On. When it just says “Active Now” without a green dot, it just means they are currently on a Facebook mobile app (but don’t have Chat turned on).
Why is someone’s green dot always active on Facebook Messenger?
If you see the green dot on Messenger next to the video icon it basically means that the person is available for video chat. If you have allowed Facebook to access your camera then most likely the green dot next to the video icon will always be switched on whenever you are active on Messenger.
Is there a way to find out if someone is online on FB Messenger without being friends on FB?
Is it possible for me to see if someone who is not my friend is online on Facebook? No, you cannot tell if someone is online or not if they are not your friend on Facebook.
How can you tell when someone was last active on Facebook Messenger?
Open Facebook Messenger. Check the round profile pictures at the top and swipe to the right to uncover more. Each person who’s currently active on Facebook will have a green dot next to their name. Anyone who was recently active will have the time rather than a green dot.