On Facebook chat, what does it mean when someone is idle?

Answer they haven't signed out but they have not made any movement on teh site for a while.Like on MSN when it says away

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What does it mean when someone is "idle" on facebook chat?

It means they are connected, and they have not set their status to something else (such as "away," "sleeping," etc.), but they have not touched their keyboard or mouse in a while, like 10 minutes. ... Read More »

What does the idle status on facebook chat mean?

An idle person on facebook chat, is a person who hasn't done anything on the site for over 10 minutes.

On facebook,what does it mean when someone is the first one on your chat list?

Wells there is two reasons 1 he has either looked at you're profile recently nd it goes in or you have looked at his profile

How long does it take to go idle on facebook chat?

If you don't click anything on facebook for ~10 minutes, you will appear idle (but still online, ie. people can still message you).To go back as online simply click any link on facebook, or just re... Read More »