How to get a @Facebook email id?

By Shekhar Sahu on 16 November 2010 7:30 PM

top image Facebook Launches New Messaging with Facebook Email, Get Invites Now

This week was full of rumors about Facebook's new messaging service before the launch on Monday. Some bloggers called it to be a Gmail killer, on return to what Google's upcoming social network GoogleMe, just rumored to be a Facebook killer. Anyways I am assuring you neither Gmail is going to die, nor is Facebook. Facebook launched a new messaging service which is the collaboration of email, chat, and text together. But unfortunately, all of you won't be able to access the new Facebook messages by now. You have to request an invite from Facebook, which may take some time.

What's New in Facebook Messages

1. A new Facebook interface for messages, central place for all emails, chat and text/SMS. This provides a comprehensive history of all communications. Text messages you exchanged with friends and all chat conversions now are stored here just like in gtalk & Gmail. The other folder has been integrated where your board discussions, emails from people who aren't your Facebook friend. But this is going to trouble us.

2. A unique email id which was rumored to be You need to create one to access the new email service.

3. Off facebook emails: now you can send emails to persons who aren't on Facebook.

4. Attachments: We can't think of any email without the attachment feature. New Facebook messages not only allow attaching images, videos, links but also external files. Which was rumored to incorporate just Microsoft Office web apps?

5. Smart Filtering: Now Facebook makes sure you see important conversations first.

6. Search: Besides searching people you can now search from the conversations you made.

7. Group Conversation: Now you can add more people to group conversion anytime, giving them full access to conversations done so far. And at any time you can unsubscribe or remove yourself from the conversation.

Get Free Email ID

Once you get the invite you can get email id.
go to and click on the button "Claim your Facebook email"

You have to make sure you have got a username. Go to to get a username.
So your profile link/url would be

Get Invite to Facebook Messages

goto [] and click on the link at the bottom. The early request is considered first. So make sure you requested an Invite before Facebook Team gets tons of requests.

top free invites giveaway image Facebook Lahuches New Messaging with Facebook Email, Get Invites Now

Get Direct Invite to @Facebook Mail from Me

Contact me on Facebook and request an invite from me.
Visit my FB profile
update: since I have no more invites left I may not send you direct invite any more.

Now bloggers will be organizing contests to give away invites :) I hope you get invites soon and have a happy conversation.

Shekhar Sahu

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3 comments for this post

:D Lets see if FB mail can go beyond Gmail! :D

Posted on November 19, 2010 at 9:27 PM  

Yeah, but i am worried if users loose interest and Facebook email id may fail due to the invite procedure.

Posted on November 20, 2010 at 4:00 PM  

:D Lets see if FB mail can go beyond Gmail! :D

Posted on November 28, 2010 at 3:33 PM