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Mark whether a message has been viewed by its recipient

When we send someone a message, and they haven't read it yet, let us know by putting a RED mark on it. And when they do read it, let us know by putting a GREEN mark on it.

And I be sharing clips with friends, and I be wondering if they have seen it yet. Y'all can let us know by putting a RED mark if they haven't seen it; and putting a GREEN mark if they have seen it. I don't like sending them a message the next day, asking "Have you saw my video yet?" Y'all can let us know if they seen/read it or not.

[Mod edit: Title changed from "When we send a message to a player, let us know when they have read it."]

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  • Sky Pony commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Terrible idea. Microsoft, don't do this. Users, don't be stupid enough to ask for this.

  • J MA5TA commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Your request for confirmation of read message is wack . No disrespect. This is no different then people being able to add you to their friends list without your permission. It's intrusive and if you really just neeeeeed to know that someone is paying attention to you, it have issues. "Hey look at me!!!!" "Pay attention to me!!!" People like that make me sick ....And it does to alot of other people too. How about you start posting things that people would actually agree with. But good luck with that buddy. *In a Thundercats voice* Attention *** HOOOOOO!!!!!!

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  • DREAMvEATER commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    It be a very annoying and stupid if I'm grinding in eso for gold or watching netflix I don't want someone now spamming me. "Y u no anser"
    "Wat u doing??" Etc. Ig they added that feature I'd be sending a lot of "kk" or "stfu" which I'm not a fan of. I'll do it tho if I have too.

  • VampSlayerLizzy commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Perfect for those people who just NEED to know you have read a message in the middle of Walking Dead!!! "So yes I paused, Yes I read the message, guess when ill reply".... all that time its killing them and your still watching! Some Kids would fall out over that feature.

  • Dubz I zbuD commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    This is stupid. Your friends, believe it or not, may actually have lives outside of xbox and prioritize them above their xbox messages. If they see the video then great, but don't be "that guy" that spams videos and messages to everyone then asks if they saw it, especially right after (including the next day). If they didn't see it then obviously they're too busy, or they don't care.

    I wouldn't even want this as an option to enable, for others or myself, it's very annoying. If someone wanted to reply, they would. If they don't, then obviously they won't. This will not change the outcome of it.

  • oddballclassic commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    this is a good idea except theres people that will not like this feature at all due to privacy concerns but if this were an option on both sides receiving and not receiving it would be good. The only problem is do we really need a feature like this when if they truly wanted to respond they would just say so? or you could add thumbs up if you saw in the comments section!

  • SPS commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    If this were to be added, it would need to be an option for gamers rather than a mandatory implementation. Users would need to WANT to have others know when they read messages.

  • MonkeyTron commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    "I don't like sending them a message the next day, asking "Have you saw my video yet?""

    Then don't. Have you considered that you're annoying and bothering your friends?

  • amk commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    I think a small blue check mark near each individual message is better than ugly green. And having a red mark would be pointless because if he/she didn't read it, then there'd be no mark period.

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