Messages: FAQ

Messages is a way to connect, share inspiration, and learn from others in the VSCO community.

Who can I message?

You can send a message to anyone who follows you (which means anyone you follow can choose to message you). You are not able to message someone that doesn’t follow you.

How can I message someone?

You can send a message by tapping on the Message button on the profile of anyone who follows you. This will bring you to a message thread that will allow you to start or continue a conversation. You can also forward content that’s already on VSCO. Here’s a detailed article on how to use Messages.

What can I send in a message?

A standard message can include text and emojis. You can also forward content on VSCO (images, DSCOs, Journals, Profiles). To forward content, tap on  Message.png in detail view of the content you desire to share.

Why don’t I have Messages yet?

Messages is slowly rolling out on the latest version of VSCO. First, VSCO X members will be able to message their followers but soon you’ll be able to use Messages!

Can I opt out of Messages?

At this time you cannot opt out of the Messages feature but there are a few things you can do to protect yourself from unwanted messages. Here’s how to stay safe using Messages.

What if I don’t see the option to Message?

You will only see the Messages icon or the option to message someone who follows you. If they don’t follow you you will not see this option.

Can I view my Messages on web?

At this time, you can only view Messages within your app. These are located in Notifications.