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Direct Messages

Send and recieve direct messages from other profiles.

Pixelfed Direct lets you send messages to another account. You can send the following things as a message on Pixelfed Direct:

  • Photos or videos you take or upload from your library
  • Posts you see in feed
  • Profiles
  • Text
  • Hashtags
  • Locations

To see messages you've sent with Pixelfed Direct, tap in the top right of feed. From there, you can manage the messages you've sent and received.

Photos or videos sent with Pixelfed Direct can't be shared through Pixelfed to other sites like Mastodon or Twitter, and won't appear on hashtag and location pages.

You can click the message and select the Delete option.

You can send a message to someone you are not following though it may be sent to their filtered inbox and not easily seen.

You can click the message and then select the Report option and follow the instructions on the Report page.