In Google Chat, you can send a direct message to anyone in a space.
- Go to Google Chat or your Gmail account.
- On the left, under 'Spaces', select a space.
- At the top, click the space name Manage members.
- Point to the person's name and click More Message.
- Enter your message and then click Send .
Tip: You can also select someone's photo to start a direct message with them.