The messages and chat feature allows you to have private conversations with other members.
To start a chat, there are several ways as show below.
If the other member is your friend, and is online, the chat box will appear on your screen. You can type your message, add photos and GIFs.
If the other member is not your friend, or is offline, a message box will appear. You can type your message, add photos and GIFs. They will be notified that they have a message.
View your messages
To view your messages at any time, click on the messages icon (envelope) in the menu bar along the top of the status window.