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Starting a one-on-one conversation from your Community Feed
Starting a group thread from the Messages page
Other Messaging Functions

Peer-to-peer connections don't just disappear when your Yellowdig Community ends. Our Direct Message feature allows you to continue conversations and maintain friendships for as long as you have a Yellowdig account, even if you or your peers are no longer members of active Yellowdig Communities. It's worth noting that administrators at your educational institution have the discretion to enable or disable this feature at the organizational level.


Starting a one-on-one conversation from your Community Feed

To send a message to anyone in your Community, hover over their avatar icon in the Community Feed and select the Message button. Click +NEW CONVERSATION to start a new thread. Scroll to the bottom and select the text box to start typing your message. When you're done typing, hit the Enter key to send your message.


Starting a group thread from the Messages page

To initiate a group thread, select the Messages icon in the left-hand navigation, and click the +NEW CONVERSATION button. Add group members by selecting them from the drop-down menu. You can also filter by name in the "Search your contacts" field. When you're ready to start the thread, click the +CREATE THREAD button.

Scroll to the bottom and select the text box to start typing your message. When you're done typing, hit the Enter key or click the Send your message button to successfully send your message.


Other Messaging Functions

  1. To delete one of your messages, hover over the message and click the button in the upper-right hand corner of the message.
  2. To archive a conversation, click the red trashcan button in the upper-right hand corner of the thread.
  3. To switch between threads, move up and down in the left-hand Threads panel.
  4. To remove a thread from view, click the Clear selected conversation button (left-hand arrow). This feature is particularly useful in mobile view. (See video below.)

GIF demonstrating Other Messaging Functions 1 through 4

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