Facebook Messenger Mute vs Ignore



Facebook is by far the most famous social media platform, its users ranging from teenagers to retired old citizens. Everyone uses Facebook on a daily basis to get life updates from friends and family and vice versa. But that doesn’t mean every user is a geek and knows every part of Facebook and its messaging service. If you wanted to know what is the difference between Facebook Messenger Mute and Ignore, you have come to the right place.

We will teach you everything you need to know about Facebook Messenger Mute vs Ignore. Stay with us until the end and everything will be clear.

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What is Facebook Messenger

In case you don’t know what Messenger is, let’s clear up this doubt first. FB Messenger is an instant messaging app / platform that works with Facebook.

Now that we’ve got that sorted out, let’s move on.

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Difference Between Mute and Ignore Facebook Messenger

Muting messages is a pretty old concept. You might know how to turn off any chat on Whatsapp or Instagram, and if you don’t, turning off a chat will stop the notification you receive from that particular chat.

On the other hand, Ignore is the same as Mute but a cut above you can call it an advanced version of Mute. Previously the ignore option was only available for Messenger and not on other apps, but now you have the same option on Whatsapp also under the name of “archived conversations”.

The mute option simply turns off all notifications for a particular chat, it’s like putting your phone on silent for an individual chat. So, you can turn off those family Whatsapp groups and you won’t be bothered by the bombardment of messages.

The Ignore option, however, removes that person’s discussion from the discussion menu and places the discussion in a different section under the name “Message requests”.Message requests This is very useful for the types of groups that you never wanted to be a part of but had to make, and now you are irritated by the notifications it sends to your phone.

How to cut or ignore someone on Messenger

You just need to install the Messenger app on your phone and login with your Facebook account, then follow these steps

  1. Open the chat you want to disable or ignore.
  2. In the upper right corner you will see an “i” button, tap on it.Ignore on Facebook Messenger
  3. Now just select the Mute or Ignore option, and that’s it.

And that was a quick guide for you on the difference between Facebook Messenger Mute and Ignore. We also have an article on What’s the Difference: Twitter Mute vs Twitter Unfold which you can check out from here.

Also Read: How To Disable Chats And Groups On WhatsApp And Telegram

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