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Social Media Today: Facebook Email, New Address & Questlove

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Facebook says goodbye to its email service

An iPhones displays the Facebook app splash page. (Credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/GettyImages)

An iPhones displays the Facebook app splash page. (Credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/GettyImages)

There’s a new privacy issue to consider in the wake of Facebook’s announcement that it’s getting rid of its e-mail service. Your Facebook.com email will now be rerouted to the email address you use to sign-in for Facebook.

Now, any one of Facebook’s 1.3 billion active users can now email you directly, whether or not you’ve listed your email on your profile page.


Facebook’s new digs

(credit: KAREN BLEIER/Getty Images)

(credit: KAREN BLEIER/Getty Images)

Facebook will be making another big move in the spring… literally! The social network’s New York branch will be moving into a building that was once home to John Wanamaker’s department store and that now serves as the headquarters for AOL, Adweek, Backstage, and Billboard.


Questlove’s “SVU” fate leaked on social media

The new “Tonight Show” bandleader and The Roots drummer, Questlove will be making a guest appearance on “Law and Order: Special Victims Unit.”

“SVU” star Ice T tweeted out a photo of the Philly native on set with the caption “SVU Behind The Scenes: This corpse looks strangely familiar…”

(photo credit: Twitter)

(photo credit: Twitter)



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