You can star a message whenever you find it important. The list of messages you star is accessible only to you; other users can’t see what you star. Starred messages is a great way to keep track of important messages and conveniently access them.
The global starred items list is located in the expanded menu at the top right of the room. If you mouseover a message in the list, a menu will appear. Clicking the hand will cause Connect to automatically jump to the message location in the chat history, so you can easily reference the context.