italki message system has a number of key features:
1. Account Notifications are now sent through the message system
2. You can now view another user’s profile by clicking on their name or profile photo
3. Lesson notifications are now sent through the message system
4. You can recall or edit messages sent within 2 minutes
5. You can now receive friend requests from the Community Notification channel
6. You can close conversations
If you would like to no longer view a conversation with someone, you can click “Close Conversation” from the “Options” drop down menu.
7. We’re adding an Action Required channel
It will include notifications for new lesson requests (for teachers), lesson time change requests, lesson price change requests, lesson problem requests, and lesson reschedule requests.
8. We have simplified the design of lesson notifications between student and teacher