Comment errors and how to resolve them

There are 5 types of errors in the Dashboard that you might see for a shopper's comment:

  1. User's privacy settings:
    In this case, the shopper simply has to allow an app to let your page message them. You can send them this article to resolve it.


  2. Another Messenger app is interfering:
    In this case, you have another app in your business integrations that is interfering with Comment Selling. Simply remove it and you should be good to go:


  3. Your page tried to message itself
    If you're testing out the app, you'll want to comment with a personal FB account and not your page's FB account. 



  4. Your page isn't set up for messaging

    This only happens if you disabled messaging for your FB page. Just go to your FB page settings to ensure people can contact your privately:

5. Comment Selling isn't set as primary receiver. Facebook made a change on March 14, 2022 which might affect certain commenters of your page. To resolve this, go to your Page settings > Advanced Messaging and click Configure in the Handover Protocol section:

Then set "Comment Selling" as the Primary receiver: