What does different icon of Facebook Messages mean?

📅  2017-02-15  By:  aonemaster

Facebook has four different icons to indicate if the message is sent, delivered, read or pending. In this page we talk about these four different icons and what they mean.

A simple blue circle means that your message is sending or not reached to the Facebook server database.

A blue circle with a check means your message has been sent.

A filled-in blue circle with a check means that your message has been delivered.

A small version of your friend or contact's photo below the message means they have read it.

In technical terms lets learn what they mean:
1. Sending means that your message hasn't yet reached Facebook's servers yet. In this case if you close the browser or application then it won''t be sent.

2. Sent means that Facebook's servers have received your message and very soon delivered to the recipient.

3. Delivered means that your recipient's phone has downloaded the message from Facebook's servers.

4. Read means that your recipient opened up Messenger and read your message.