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No. Stack Exchange is probably never (ever, see meta.se) going to have a private messaging system. Private communication methods exist for official moderator business, but that's about it. Remember, we're first and foremost a Q&A network that's here to build a public wiki to help people through the problems they're facing, and while our chat's a great ...


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NO. This has been requested repeatedly and denied every single time by Stack Exchange Inc, and other users of SO/SE sites. The reason is simple. We are here to interact with the content, not the people. The chat system allows for some direct conversation with people, but it is always public (except in very specific circumstances related to moderation). ...


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