private message


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private message

A way to communicate only with a select person or people on social media sites or Internet forums. It is most commonly used as a verb. Private message me if you have any questions. If you don't want everyone to see it, send a private message instead of posting it.
See also: message, private
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Kim's private messages drew mixed reactions from internet users.
Since there are [1/2] (K - 1)(K - 2) nullity in the downlink effective channel, the relay selects [1/2] (K - 1)(K - 2) private message pairs which are interference to user i and designs their beamforming vectors just like Equation (6) so that each user does not receive [1/2] (K - 1)(K - 2) interference symbols among a total of [1/2] K(K - 1) private message pairs.
Open Garden, the creator of FireChat, said it has introduced a new off-the-grid private messaging technology (OM) that allows sendin private messages to people anywhere, even if you aren't connected to the Internet or to a cellular network.
Chief financial officer Anthony Noto sent what he thought was a private message about buying another company.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Facebook said the claims that it has been snooping on people's private message are "without merit".
The Medical Defence Union (MDU) said it was aware of several cases where patients attempted to proposition doctors by sending them a private message via a networking site.
Future features currently in development are private message and user photo galleries.
Katz, who took over as the show's editor last week, sent a private message to his 26,000 followers by mistake.
Anyone who would like to dedicate a message in memory of a loved one is very welcome to come along to write a private message and place it in a sealed envelope on the tree.
ENERGY Secretary Chris Huhne was embarrassed last night after he accidentally sent a private message on Twitter to all his followers.
A Downing Street spokesman said: "The Prime Minister has sent a private message to President Sarkozy expressing his support.
When in unblocked mode, users can see a posting 'biki' board where they can view recent community posts, while a 'buddy' board feature enables friends to have a private message board to share their special interest links.
The Queen sent a private message of condolence to Mrs Shand Kydd's son Earl Spencer while the Prince of Wales expressed his sorrow at her death.
Snapchat users now also can access three new filters called "speed modifiers" to adjust the videos they send either as a private message or post to a "story.
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