Facebook mail -- how to

After this morning’s announcement of Facebook Messages, there seems to be some confusion about how to get one’s email address on facebook.com. Here are a few pointers:

  • First, the feature is going to roll out slowly, so don’t be surprised if you can’t find it yet
  • If you want to get it ASAP, apply to be invited on the Facebook Messages page
  • You need a Facebook user name (like facebook.com/johndoe). You can claim yours on this page:

That should be all you need to know. For a bit more details, go to our earlier coverage from San Francisco, or head to the official press release.

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