Is there a way to know if someone is really online facebook - but are hiding their status instead? TIA!
there is an app you can add to your page called Online Now.
about Online Now:
Why be bothered by chats when all you want to do is quickly see who is on Facebook right this second? Very simply use this application to see which of your friends are online without turning on Facebook Chat. No strings attached.
i'm in the process of 'housekeeping' my apps so i haven't added this one yet.
It will be interesting if this does work to reveal someone's actual online status :)
That link is 4 years old and looks like it's not working anymore. This looks like the new link, however we can't vouch for it's safety or effectiveness. It actually looks a bit spammy - I sure would not allow it near any of my computers. : https://apps.facebook.com/newonlinenow/
there is a greasemonkey script that lets you do this
it shows that one of my friends who is currently signed onto facebook instant messenger is online. duh. I want to know if it will show my friends who arent signed on to facebook messenger if they are online
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