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

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

"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 "" 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] Read more about Facebook's announcement here and see how users have reacted to it.