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The Complete Idiot's Guide® To Facebook® by Joe Kraynak, Mikal E. Belicove

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Chapter 5
Messaging … E-Mail, That Is
In This Chapter
• Navigating your way through your messages
• Fielding incoming messages
• Composing and sending messages
• Messaging to multiple Facebook friends all at once
After encountering the Wall, messages (Facebookese lingo for “e-mail”) can seem kind of blasé, and it really is. However, some things are better said in private than plastered on a Wall for all to see, so Facebook provides its own internal e-mail system that enables friends to communicate in private.
Facebook may not be the best e-mail platform, but it does offer a few advantages. It allows you to send messages to Facebook members even if you don’t know their e-mail addresses. You can also easily attach links, videos, photos, and ...

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