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Well it appears as if my chat conversations are now being saved to my messages box. This is already frustrating me as I constantly have to go in and delete everything since everything said is constantly being updated and saved to the messages. When you go to delete them in the messages box, it doesn't say "delete" it says "archived".

I dont like this at all. Is there anyway to bypass this?
Edited by XanderDylan - 3/9/11 at 6:38pm
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yes...it's actually quite simple..stop using Facebook!
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Quote:
Originally Posted by AsanteSoul;12675038 
yes...it's actually quite simple..stop using Facebook!

Seems like the only possible solution now. I think they're starting to spy on us. cool.gif When they wont let you "delete" something and instead "archive" and not be able to access these "archived" conversations, it's really making me start to think something is up. I have really lost respect for Facebook now.

EDIT:

Appears you can access the "archived" conversations but you cant delete them. I am beyond furious right now.
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Okay so I love the fact that a delete option is available now. The trick for anybody wanting to know is this:

Go to your inbox and the conversation
Click on it
Up towards the right there is "Actions" Click and click Delete
Then just click "delete all"

I still think this is absolutely the dumbest thing they've ever done.
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So there's a fix? Ha! So they would have you believe! I still don't trust facebook..we had some good times..but, its over now
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Originally Posted by AsanteSoul;12676473 
So there's a fix? Ha! So they would have you believe! I still don't trust facebook..we had some good times..but, its over now

For sure!
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Quote:
Originally Posted by XanderDylan;12675151 
Okay so I love the fact that a delete option is available now. The trick for anybody wanting to know is this:

Go to your inbox and the conversation
Click on it
Up towards the right there is "Actions" Click and click Delete
Then just click "delete all"

I still think this is absolutely the dumbest thing they've ever done.

It won't actually delete it. It will still be on their servers lol.
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its not like that for me :\
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Quote:
Originally Posted by XanderDylan;12675074 
Seems like the only possible solution now. I think they're starting to spy on us. cool.gif When they wont let you "delete" something and instead "archive" and not be able to access these "archived" conversations, it's really making me start to think something is up. I have really lost respect for Facebook now.

EDIT:

Appears you can access the "archived" conversations but you cant delete them. I am beyond furious right now.

It's been like that for quite some time...however long its been since they updated with the new inbox services. After the update a few long since deleted messages popped up again. Was also surprised. But yes it's annoying with the whole archive and delete nonsense. Your best bet imo is to stick to your regular email and avoid Facebook for messaging if you're that concerned about privacy.
 
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