News Articles

Monday, November 15, 2010

Facebook links SMS, IM and email with new messaging service

Facebook is introducing a ‘seamless messaging’ service that’s designed to work across SMS, email and Facebook’s own chat service. Users will be able to converse in real time with friends by using whatever method and device they want.

As part of the service, the social network is also providing an @facebook.com email address to any Facebook user who wants one. It’ll automatically filter messages so that email from people who aren’t on your friends list will be delivered to a separate inbox.

The company says it reverses the approach to preventing unwanted messages, putting you in control of who can contact you.

Facebook Messages will be rolled out gradually over the next few months. Around 4 billion messages are currently sent via Facebook every day.

[Facebook blog]

Print
Author: The Fonecast
0 Comments
Rate this article:
No rating

Categories: NewsNumber of views: 792

Tags: facebooksmsemail

Leave a comment

Name:
Email:
Comment:
CAPTCHA image
Enter the code shown above in the box below.
Add comment

Name:
Email:
Subject:
Message:
x

Follow thefonecast.com

Twitter @TheFonecast RSS podcast feed
Find us on Facebook Subscribe free via iTunes

Archive Calendar

«March 2017»
MonTueWedThuFriSatSun
272812345
6789101112
13141516171819
20212223242526
272829303112
3456789

Archive

Terms Of Use | Privacy Statement