Users discover hundreds of filtered messages buried behind a series of menus that they didnt know existed
Users have discovered hundreds of messages locked in a hidden inbox within Facebooks messaging system.
The inbox, accessible on the web or Facebook Messenger apps for smartphones and tablets, is part of Facebooks filtering system, designed to catch spam and other unwanted messages.
However, users, including myself and others within the Guardian, have discovered their filtered inbox full of legitimate messages that never made it to the main inbox or Messenger app.
The simplest way to access the inbox is to navigate to facebook.com/messages/other on the desktop.
Read more: https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2016/apr/08/facebook-hidden-inbox-filtered-messages