Outgoing! Sending Messages
Usually, you have to send mail to get mail, so if you want a Messages list brimming with messages from your Facebook friends, start composing and sending messages. In the following sections, we show you how to compose a new message to send to an individual or to multiple recipients, whether the person is your Facebook friend or not.
Sending a New Message to a Facebook Member
Composing and sending a message in Facebook is a snap. Click the Messages icon in the top menu and click Send a New Message or, if the Messages screen is already displayed, click + New Message (upper right). The Compose Message dialog box appears.
Now do the same thing you usually do when sending e-mail: address the message, type a description ...