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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.

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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.

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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.”

**SPOILER ALERT**
“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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