Mostly only people who are in your friend list can send you messages. But people, who don’t know you, may also send you messages or invites, but their messages are filtered and stored separately and to see them you have to go to that particular message box.
Read On The Next Page How To Find The Secret Hidden Message Box…
2. The secret hidden message box
Recently some users found out that messages from strangers or someone who is not in your friend list gets filtered out and stored in a secret hidden message box. Facebook may choose to notify you if it thinks you know the person. Anything else is simply filtered out as spam.
Here is how you can find that hidden message box in the Facebook Messenger:
1. Go to the messenger app.
2. Tap on the settings icon.
3. Tap on people.
4. Tap message requests
5. Scroll to the bottom and tap “See filtered requests”
3. Reactions to the hidden message box
There have been instances of furious anger and uproar against Facebook’s one-sided decision to hide messages from it users. Many of the users have posted on Facebook about how very important messages were filtered out by Facebook, just because they came from someone who were not in their friend list.