Facebook : How Do I Get my @facebook.com Email Address?

Posted January 21, 2011 by Siddharth Bose in Internet

Facebook has become to social networking what Google is to searching. The continuous innovations of the Facebook team has been key to their dominance. The newest feature is a personalized facebook email address for its users. This tech-recipe shows how to get your own @facebook.com email address.

The Facebook mail address has a host of new features compared to other common mail providers. The goal is to become the user’s social inbox. The Facebook mail system has not yet been officially released and is currently based on invites.

The first step is to check whether you have a username already selected.

Go to Account -> Account Settings.

Check whether you already have a username. If not, then choose one. Keep in mind that the username once chosen cannot be changed. Your facebook email address will be [email protected] so choose carefully. For example, if your username is johnsmith then your facebook email address will become [email protected]

Visit the page http://www.facebook.com/about/messages/ and login.

Click on the Request an Invitation button.

Once you have requested the invitation, you will receive access within a few days from Facebook.

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