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Set up Facebook chat in OS X Messages Apps
You can set up Facebook chat in Messages. Since Facebook uses Jabber, all you need to know is your user name, and you can create an account.

Open Messages' preferences, and click on Accounts. Click on the + icon to create a new account. For Account Type, choose Jabber. For your account hem, you'll need to find your Facebook user name; this is the text after The account name for the Jabber account should therefore be Enter your Facebook password in the Password field, and click on Done.

Messages should log into the account, and you should see a message saying:

You are now Online to Chat | You are now Online to Chat. Please note that this also marks you as Online on

You can check Facebook to confirm this; you should see that you are online for chat when you visit Facebook.

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Set up Facebook chat in OS X Messages
Authored by: ClunkClunk on May 16, '13 07:08:45AM

I've been doing this for a while now, and it works fairly well.

Only caveat is that a Facebook message that contains more than just you and another individual, won't even show up in Messages at all. You have to actually visit the Facebook site to see them.

It'd be nice if Facebook just had a Messenger app for the Mac, like they do for Windows...

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