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Windows 7: Facebook throws in towel on email


25 Feb 2014   #1
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Facebook throws in towel on email

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The social networking giant has told AFP by email that it is giving up on email "because most people haven't been using their Facebook email address, and we can focus on improving our mobile messaging experience for everyone".

The company launched its email service in 2010, and in 2012, prompted an outcry by changing the default address for messages to users' Facebook addresses.
Read more at: Facebook throws in towel on email | ZDNet


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25 Feb 2014   #2

W7 Ult desktop, W8.1 laptop, W7 Home netbook, W8.1 tablet, Win 10 TP VM
 
 

I never even knew I had a FB email address!
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25 Feb 2014   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

I would probably never use the email address truth be told.
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25 Feb 2014   #4

Linux Mint 17 Cinnamon | Win 7 Ult x64
 
 

One of the least private, least secure organizations on the web had email addresses? Good that they have pulled them. Now if only they would take their website down and vanish into the void
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25 Feb 2014   #5

Windows 8.1 Pro x64 x3 + Windows 10 Preview, Ubuntu
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Brink View Post
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The social networking giant has told AFP by email that it is giving up on email "because most people haven't been using their Facebook email address, and we can focus on improving our mobile messaging experience for everyone".

The company launched its email service in 2010, and in 2012, prompted an outcry by changing the default address for messages to users' Facebook addresses.
Read more at: Facebook throws in towel on email | ZDNet
Strange how they decide to concentrate on their mobile messaging - just after the purchased WhatsApp
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