What can I do from the Compose Message area?

From your Compose Message page, you can search users, send out new email invitations to all the people within your network and follow up with already established correspondence in your contact list. Scrolling down will auto-load more of your contacts.

The compose message area is accessible from the messaging icon next to the notification icon .

 

Clicking on one of your contacts will either open the corresponding conversation if a previous correspondence was established:

 

or simply create a new message draft: