Ever since Facebook came onto the scene, it has tried to become everything, and often its efforts pay off, except for the Facebook Email service.
Take, for instance, Instant Articles the social network wants to become some Feedly, with Free Basics Internet.org. Facebook wants to become an ISP, with WhatsApp and Messenger (over the top services) it does everything your cellular carrier does. With Facebook Live and Facebook Videos, video sharing platforms like YouTube are already feeling the heat from the competition by the social network.
However, its attempt to eat into Google’s turf (referring to email business), Facebook’s attempt suffered an embarrassing defeat. If you do not know what Facebook Email is, that only goes to prove just how unsuccessful Facebook was with that product line.
Back in 2012, Facebook gave every user an email address firstname.lastname@example.org, but few people ever used it. So the product line was sort of axed in 2014, but Facebook allowed the few users still using the email service to redirect emails received to another email provider. So instead of users getting email notification on their Facebook …read more
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