Message requests is a feature that Facebook added a little while ago to protect users from unwanted messages. Message requests can be considered as a filter that is used to protect its users from spam accounts, fake profiles, marketing tricks, or some appalling messages.
These messages are in a separate ‘hidden’ folder, awaiting your approval.
But, sometimes, Facebook filters messages your potentially would want to see. If someone you might know in real life, but have no mutual friends with on Facebook messages you, the message might end up in the requests folder by accident.
Here’s how to check whether you have some messages you might want to see in the folder.
Follow these couple of steps to find your message requests.
The message requests folder can be found in a few easy clicks. Here’s how.
Bonus: Explore also how to find your Facebook Messenger chat history.
This same feature is available from the web also. Here’s how to access it.
If you view the messages, none of the users will be notified that you’ve seen their message. Some of the requests might have photos in them, the photos will be blurred for your protection. In case you received some offensive messages or photos, you can report the user or block them.
Also, check out how to deactivate your Facebook account and still talk to your Facebook friends through Messenger.