Facebook's 'Next Generation' Email, Messaging Service: What It Means For You

11/15/2010 04:10 pm ET | Updated May 25, 2011

"This is the way that the future should work," Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said of Facebook's revamped Messages system, which will provide all Facebook users with "@facebook.com" email addresses.

So what does this "modern messaging system" look like? What can it do--and what does it mean for you?

We've outlined 7 things you need to know about Facebook's new product. Still have questions? Share your questions by emailing us at technology [at] huffingtonpost.com. Read more about Facebook's announcement here and see how users have reacted to it.