Message requests have already begun rolling out to all Facebook users.
Unformatted text preview: Episode 4: Compound Data (You have 1 new chat request) (You have 1 new chat request) Michael: Sup bro.
Steve: Let me guess: you are torn between Judith and Sophie.
Facebook on Wednesday introduced Message Requests for Messenger, meant to allow people to connect with anyone via chat.
Replacing the Other Folder of the Facebook inbox where messages sent by strangers were kept (and usually remained undiscovered), the new Message Requests feature works in a similar fashion, and allows users to accept or ignore new requests without the sender knowing that they read the message.