Facebook's new messaging system mashes up SMS, e-mail, IM

Tagged: Facebook, Software
Source: Ars Technica - Read the full article
Posted: 3 years 41 weeks ago

"This is not an e-mail killer. This is a messaging system that has e-mail as part of it." That's how Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg described the company's revamped messaging system, introduced at a special press event in San Francisco today. The more-than-just-e-mail system is meant to consolidate all of a user's interactions with other people—whether it's via SMS, Facebook messages, or e-mail—into one spot. Of course, Facebook wants it all to live on its own servers." | more

 

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Andreas Hofer
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My service provider charges 25 Euro-cents per email sent from my phone, however an average web traffic of 10kb in size will cost me twice as much. I believe that the guys from Skype tried to offer a service like that but failed in the end.

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so soon i'll SMS on my phone thru facebook and not the phone's regular SMS, nice way to take over the world

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