Just an interesting new phase in Facebook with the new message system.
They've enhanced the message systems with a new mashup view, but also have turned on
email for Facebook accounts.
A while ago they announced Facebook urls: facebook.com/eintellego
And in the last couple of days, when you turn on your new messaging system, they issue an
email address related to your short-link above. So as of now I have the
email@example.com<mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org> address which can have email
sent to it and replied.
Why is this important?
Well, this would be the first very direct shot across the bow at Google and will create,
almost instantly a competitor to Gmail with a potential of 500 million users. That is
quite interesting operationally to nznog members from a consideration perspective.
What we're about to see is a domain (facebook.com
) with almost no users, turn into one
of the biggest senders and receivers of emails world wide.
Immediate things that come to mind are the possible abuses of applications sending email
on your behalf.
Worthy of discussion I think.
Btw… I am not saying this is good or bad… Just very interesting.
Skeeve Stevens, CEO
eintellego Pty Ltd - The Networking Specialists
email@example.com<mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org> / www.eintellego.net
Phone: 1300 753 383, Fax: (+612) 8572 9954
Cell +61 (0)414 753 383 / skype://skeeve
eintellego - The Experts that the Experts call
- Juniper - HP Networking - Cisco - Brocade - Arista - Allied Telesis