Facebook is a social networking website designed to keep people connected. Whether its through common interests, groups, games or even email, Facebook tries to connect everyone. One of its features is a built-in chat program, so that you can talk with people on your friend's list in real time. Your friends list is displayed on the "Home" screen, using the profile pictures of each of your friends to tell you who is online.
Navigate to facebook.com.
Log in to your Facebook account.
Click the "Chat" bar at the bottom of the page. Your friends' list should now refresh itself.