FAQ Private messaging: Managing your friends list

Adding a friend

If you'd like to privately message someone, you'll need to add them as a friend.

1. To send a friend request, go to the profile of the person you wish to message

2. Click on the Add Friend button. You'll need to Request Friendship before you can send a message.

3. Once your friend has accepted, you'll be able to exchange private messages.

4. You can find your Friends list by selecting Profile from the drop down menu underneath your profile picture

5. Click on the Friends link to view your friends and send them private messages

You can now start chatting with your friends privately

To send a message, select the friend you wish to contact and click the blue message button and select 'send a private message'

Removing a Friend from your list

If you change your mind and want to remove someone from your friends list, click the blue message button and select 'unfriend'

If you would rather not be contacted by private message, you can turn this feature off. See our help guide to opting in/out of private messaging for instructions.