Chat, DM's & Features

  • This article covers all the Chat, DM (Direct Messaging) and Chat Features available
  • This article applies to both Bevy Virtual as well as Bevy Virtual Conference (Click here to see the differences

Sending a Direct Message (DM)

There are 2 ways of sending a Direct Message (DM)

1. Sending directly from Chat

  • Locate a specific message in chat and DM that attendee from there.

2. Sending from Attendee Tab

  • Click the Attendees button in the top right corner
  • Search the name of the person you would like to send a direct message to
  • Click the drop down arrow next to the person’s name, then click Send Message
  • This will take you to a private chat between you and the attendee.

Note: See all your direct conversations by clicking DMs in the top left corner of the chat.
Note: In order to return back to the event chat, click General.
DMs will be saved from one event to the next, so you will be able to reconnect with the people you meet by returning to the chat conversation.

Sending a Message in Chat

To send a message to all attendees of your virtual event

  1. Click on the Chat icon on the top right corner of the screen
  2. Type your message where it says Enter your message here 
  3. Click the purple check mark or press enter to send.

Chat Features

To make your conversation more interesting, you can incorporate the following features: 


  • Ask questions and manage questions via the Q&A feature.
  • Please see this article with all relevant information

Moderation & Profanity Filtering

  • Bevy Virtual Support Chat moderation as well as Automated Profanity Filtering
  • Please see this article with all relevant information

Emojis 🐱🏍 💥

Include emojis in your message 

  1. Typing in ':' (colon - like you do in slack), and then start typing a search like :thumbs-up - will open the "emoji" keyboard
  2. Then choose an emoji from the menu that pops up.
  3. You can also use a keyboard shortcut
    1. On Mac, the shortcut is: command + ctrl + space 
    2. On Windows it is: windows key + ;


Follow "@" with an attendee's name to direct a message towards them in the chat.


If you'd like to "style" your message, feel free to use "markdown" ( see here for more details)

Copy the below text as is, and paste it into the chat window and hit "enter" or the tick mark to send the message and see what it looks like:

- [x] Write the press release<br>- [ ] Update the website<br>- [ ] Contact the media

Another examples:

**bold text** =  Bold Text

*italicized text* =  Italics

> blockquote = | blockquote

Report a Message

All attendees are able to report messages to hosts

  • Select the drop down and click "Report Message"
  • Nothing will change, but for the host, they'll see a flagged message
  • If you are a host, see the Chat Moderation page for more details

Delete a Message

As a host you are able to delete messages

  1. Hover over the message you would like to delete
  2. Click on the drop down arrow
  3. Click Delete Message 
  4. Confirm by clicking Delete Message

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