Houston: Popular social networking site Facebook on Monday night come out with an improved messaging platform which aims to provide users with more than just an e-mail application.
The new messaging system envelopes e-mail, instant messages, Facebook messages and SMS to help users communicate faster and more seamlessly with their friends.
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg said the site is rolling out a whole new messaging system over the next few months that "isn't just e-mail," but integrates four common ways users communicate on Internet: email, Facebook messages and chat, and SMS, and archives it all in a single thread.
Swatting down recent rumors that he is launching a 'Gmail killer', Zuckerberg at a Facebook event in San Francisco said "This is not an e-mail killer... This is a messaging system that includes e-mail aspects to it."...more
08:30 AM, Nov 16, 2010