Users have the option to appear offine on Facebook even when they are active on the web. Change status on Facebook from online to offline with one easy step. It is mandatory to be logged in to make use of this feature of Facebook. Use the go offline on Facebook option on the chat menu of Facebook to change the status. To appear online again, click on the chat offline status on the chat menu. It is also possible to make a friends list or a contact list that can see you when you are offline. To appear offline on Facebook, no changes to settings on the internet browser are required.
If you don't want people to disturb you and send you messages while you browse Facebook, you can set yourself to appear offline. This way other users won't know that you are on Facebook, so they won't start sending you Facebook Chat messages.
Log into Facebook
Click on "Chat"
Click on "Options" and then click on "Go offline" to appear offline
To go online again:
Simply click on "Chat (Offline)", then your friend list will appear.
You can also create Friends lists to control who sees you offline!
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