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Facebook problem - very unusual.....

Hi all,
I just can't find a single instance of this issue I am having....not one!

My facebook chat has changed overnight! I now have darkish blue for my chat bubble, others' replies are grey bubbles and the background is white? The format looks like the phone design/colour scheme but this is on my lappy not through a phone. I appreciate you can change colours with messenger but I have never used messenger to change anything.
Any ideas? Chat bar is fine & I can chat with everyone just fine also.

Same on all browsers.....not running any unusual addons, didn't install anything recently........stumped??

Nothing feels like it has been hacked....running ESET & also Spyshelter installed since issue started.......

thanks

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Remember one thing

This is not a web site under your control. Changes occur mostly without notice. This can really upset folk that didn't know this.

Messenger? I know a few folk stick with the old MSN Messenger. Try it with the usual Firefox and other PCs.

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Agreed.....

Hi R. Proffitt,

yes point well made and I did only just find that out recently from a search. It's just I can't find any others complaining/discussion this issue on the web, which I find strange??

thanks

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Another issue.

Facebook does change without you touching it. It has here for years. I think why no one complains is that it's the nature of the site.

Did you test this with other browser or another PC?

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yep.....

Yes, tried it on another lappy and different browser. I also logged into an old fb account and that loaded up normally with normal colour scheme and chat bubbles etc.....
thanks

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That's a clue

Post was last edited on July 25, 2016 9:26 AM PDT

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You are right.....

It was to do with the language settings as you said. It appears as a user on another forum changed his language from English(US) to English(UK) and his chat window changed also......& it doesn't change back if you revert to your original language settings.

Looks like a major fb rollout then, not sure if this will apply to everyone or how fb filter these changes through by user/country?

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Confirmed......
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Sorry

Facebook is not a platform where you can gain such control (so far.) Unless you make it all graphics which would be too heavy.

If you need that much display control, maybe a normal web site is best.

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Reply: Facebook problem - very unusual

Maybe you are so attached to the old format, but these changes are also going to vanish within few months. Facebook adds new features and changes the appearance to provide the best user experience.

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